The President of the Russian athletics Federation (vfla) Dmitry Shlyakhtin instructed commissions of inquiry to review all the episodes shown in the film German TV channel ARD, and detailed understanding of each case. This is stated in the press release on the official website of the Federation.
“Wfla attentive to all the signals related to the anti-doping rule violations and will conduct further investigation after the release of the new film channel ARD about problems in Russian track and field athletics”, — stated in the message.
On the night of March 7, ARD showed the film Top secret Doping: Russia’s red herring (“top-Secret “Doping”: Russian red herring”), indicating the continuation of doping violations by Russia.
Heroes of the third film became the acting General Director of the Russian anti-doping Agency Anna Antselevich, as well as coaches Mr Machnev and Yuri Gordeev. Antselovich accused that she allegedly agrees with the athletes on the exact time of doping control. Estranged Machnev allegedly continues to do coaching in one of the Russian cities, and Gordeev, according to TV channel, delivers athletes banned drugs. In relation to coaches pending further investigation.