Vice Premier Clegg tried to convince to deprive the Russian Federation of the right to host the 2018 world Cup football championship.
in an interview with the Sunday Times on Sunday he expressed the opinion that the prohibition on the adoption of sports events are obliged to be part of a package of sanctions of the EU against capital of Russia, RIA " Novosti ". According to him, the Russian authorities do not have the option " all the time, you know, moving the patience of the international brotherhood at the turning point ", and " still have the privilege and honour to receive praise in 2018, because they accept the world championship ". Russia won the right to host the world Cup in 2018 in the early winter of 2010. Before calling to ignore the tournament said the former Netherlands coach John van ' t of agriculture and food. Not so long ago, the authorized unit of the conservatives in the Bundestag Michael Fuchs said that the Russian Federation should be deprived of the tournament. In early March, us senators mark kirk and Dan Coates appealed to FIFA with the petition to stop for a while Russia's membership in the organization, and to deprive of the right to host world Cup 2018, and not to let the national team at the next world championship, which will be held in 2014 in Brazil. Remember, in the first day of the weekend was announced that Ramzan Kadyrov, as well as FSB Director Alexander Bortnikov and the head of the foreign intelligence Service Mikhail Fradkov came to the sanctions list of the EU on Russia and Ukraine. Now in the sanctions list appear in the General difficulties 87 individuals and 20 legal persons. All of them prohibited until November of the current year the entry into the European Union and their assets, in case such are detected in European banks, are subject to freezing, European businesses are prohibited from doing business with appearing in the list of legal entities.