The Russians are shooting, the situation at Bahmut is critical – our war news on Saturday

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FIG: Russians and Belarusians are still not allowed to return to gymnastics

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has extended the ban on Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials from events under its auspices. The Executive Committee of the FIG decided at its meeting in Lausanne to maintain the validity of its previous decision. reports that the justification states that “unfortunately, the conflict in Ukraine, which began more than a year ago, is still ongoing.” The FIG stated: “Given the exceptional circumstances related to the conflict, Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials, including judges, may not participate in FIG competitions until further notice.” Two days after the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, on February 26 of last year, the world federation announced that Russian and Belarusian gymnasts could only compete in neutral status, and then on March 4, it banned athletes from the two countries from participating in the events under its auspices. (MTI)

ORFK: almost eleven thousand people arrived from Ukraine on Friday

5,358 people entered Hungary on the Ukrainian-Hungarian border section on Friday, and 5,407 of those who entered the Romanian-Hungarian border section declared that they came from Ukraine, the National Police Headquarters (ORFK) informed MTI on Saturday. According to the announcement, the police issued certificates of temporary residence valid for 30 days to 90 of those admitted. During this time, they must visit the office of the National Directorate General of Aliens, which is competent according to their place of residence, to obtain the final documents, they wrote. 66 people – including 20 children – arrived in Budapest by train fleeing the war in Ukraine, the ORFK announced. (MTI)

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