These Belarusians are in clubs where Russian fascism is found (in Russia, as in Belarus, the most rotten sport is hockey) – On the spirit of the times – Blogs
For Putin under the letters Z and V.
The war in Ukraine is approaching the mark of two full months. During this time, some Russian clubs stepped up support for Russian fascism and the aggression it generated against the Ukrainian people. In the stands, posters with the approval of the actions of the Russian army and Putin, as well as the image of fascist symbols of their own inventions – the letters Z and V, are not uncommon for a long time.
With such support, some Belarusians also have to play.
Rubin and Vitaly Lisakovich
March 14 “Rubin” at the “Ak Bars Arena” in the 21st round of the Russian Premier League “Rostov”. Fans of the hosts have been boycotting matches since early 2022 due to the delay in turning on electronic substances for fans to detect missed events. However, this did not prevent their signature with the letter Z, a symbol of Russian aggression in Ukraine, from appearing. dissipation that the leadership of “Rubin” did not begin to repair the presence, neither when the canvas was carried in, nor when it was hung out in the arena.
In that match, the forward of the national team of Belarus Vitaly Lisakovich spent only 19 minutes on the field. In the middle of the first half, the player was sent off after a foul on Khoren Bayramyan. For an extensive red card, Lisakovich was given two combinations of disqualification.
Ak Bars and Christian Henkel
In early March, the main hockey team of Tatarstan became the head of the republic, Rustam Minnikhanov. In addition to parting words before the start of the playoffs, the politician noted that the series against Avangard would take place during the waiting period.
“Two years of a pandemic – and this is the situation today. And in general, I think that the events that are taking place today are coming to a logical conclusion. You, as hockey players, must show beautiful professional hockey,” Minnikhanov said.
Among the listeners of Minnikhanov was the Belarusian defender of Ak Bars Christian Henkel.
On the first day of the invasion of Ukraine, Minnikhanov pays Putin for a “military operation” and makes sure that “together we will cope with the new challenges that our country faces.” Now Tatarstan is drowning the head of the arrest from Russia (yes, that’s right). According to Minnikhanov, “it is important that these five years do not stop earlier, otherwise we will again find easy ways,” and also spoke about blocking bank cards, asking “and here for ordinary people.”
Ak Bars never made it past the first round of the playoffs, losing in six games. Henkel took part in all meetings, scored one assist and the coefficient of utility was “-1”.
CSKA and Pavel Karnaukhov/Spartak and Ivan Drozdov with Oleg Evenenko
The principal rivals united in love for Putinism during a friendly match held on the second day of the second day of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The presidents of the Obama Club put up posters on their benches saying “Putin is ours.” After the game, CSKA head coach Sergei Fedorov said that he liked this idea. revealing, the coach was born in Pskov, but at the age of 13 he moved to Minsk and was brought up at the Yunost school for three years. Fedorov’s second adult team in 1985 was Dynamo Minsk.
Belarusians are in the teams. Play for Spartak Ivan Drozdov and Oleg Evenenkoand the “army” have Pavel Karnaukhovrenounced Belarusian sports citizenship in Russia.
Severstal and Vladislav Kodola with Egor Chezganov
Posters with the letters Z and V appeared on Severstal’s fan section during the March Gagarin Cup playoff series against Dynamo Moscow. Fans of Cherepovets raised a poster “For SeVeverstal” during the performance of the Russian anthem.
However, this action did not help to defeat Severstal. That evening the Belarusian team Vladislav Kodola and Egor Chezganov Defeat to Muscovites with a score of 1:3. The series also remained with Dynamo.
Amur and Dmitry Znakharenko
Under arrest Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and Khabarovsk, where for the local hockey club discussions Belarus Dmitry Znakharenko. In early March, young students of the Amur Academy appeared on the stands with posters “We are for Putin”, “Cheering for Russia”, “Putin is our president”, “For ours”, “My vote is for Putin”, “Youth is for Putin” . .
“Today, more than ever, we must be united. Only together we are strong and invincible!” – unexpectedly in Amur. The account of the Khabarovsk residents accompanied the publication on social networks with the hashtags #forours, #ourswe don’t leave27, #zamir27 and #zamir.
The pro-government actions of the club did not end there. Last Friday, they praised the participants in the All-Russian motor rally “For Peace! Work! May!”, “For a world without Nazism” in support of Putin and the Russian army, as reported by the Amura telegram channel. Employees of the club and the hockey school of the Tigers took part in the action.
There are also supporters of Russian fascism in Bashkortostan. In early March, in the VIP box of Salavat Yulaev, at the playoff match against Siberia, they raised a poster with the image of a soldier of the Russian army, the letter Z and the Bashkir national hero Salavat Yulaev, who discovered, by the way, at 18 he fought just the same against Russian empire. Later it became known who carried out this action – the head of Bashkortostan Radiy Khabirov, the prime minister of the republic Andrey Nazarov and the general director of the Ufa club Rinat Bashirov.
By the same time, there were no Belarusian hockey players in Salavat Yulaev. In November 2021, Yevgeny Lisovets left Ufa for Vityaz, after the start of the war in Ukraine, Jeff Platt urged the desire to leave the Ufa residents. Later, information appeared that the naturalized Canadian wanted to find a Belarusian passport, which the hockey player denied.