Vice-President of Saint-Petersburg hockey club SKA, 1st Vice-President of Federation of hockey of Russia (FHR) and member of the Board of Directors of the Continental hockey League (KHL) Roman Rotenberg told that nourishes the hope that common sense will prevail and punishment of the US authorities, which were imposed on him will be lifted.
"I won't be able to travel to the U.S., it is a personal limitation. The rest of the work is in operation and the world Cup, I certainly not fly in the USA, to track players. I have the opportunity to do it by remote, remotely, using modern technology, videos, videoanalyse. For this reason, it does not affect the preparation. Another year of time to this, I hope common sense and believe that punishment will be abolished, "said Rotenberg, reports RIA" Novosti ".
"punish US in any way will not affect the daily work of the SKA hockey club. Today SKA is not going to fly in the USA. I hope that in the future when will be the match between the winner of the Stanley Cup and the Gagarin Cup, the punishment will cancel. Hope for common sense in this issue ", - noted Rothenberg. Also the situation with the sanctions of the USA concerning Rotenberg interested in Finnish authorities, as Vice-President of SKA have citizenship of the Russian Federation and Finland. Director of the legal Department of the foreign Ministry of Finland, has since been replaced by Kaukoranta said that Washington must submit Helsinki legitimate justification that Finnish citizens are caught in the sanctions list of the USA. July 30, the U.S. Treasury Department said on the introduction of penalties regarding eleven physical and fifteen legal entities. Among the participants of the list, for example, Russian businessman Roman Rotenberg and son of former President of Ukraine Oleksandr Yanukovych. The list Also included Izhevsk mechanical plant, the concern " Izhmash ", the number of trade ports in Crimea, "daughter" VEB and Rosneft. In Rosneft regarded the punishment of the USA as revenge for valaisiana Russia by Boeing. The US explained the extension blacklist organizations attempts to circumvent punishment.