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    Russian Lawmakers to Hold Emergency Meeting on Doping Use on Thursday

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    The Sports Committee of the lower house of the Russian parliament will hold an emergency meeting of the expert council, at which the recent doping scandal will be discussed, according to the committee's head.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Sports Committee of the lower house of the Russian parliament will hold an emergency meeting on the doping scandal on Thursday, the committee's head said.

    "We will hold an emergency meeting of the expert council and the State Duma committee the day after tomorrow, at which we will hold consults, will look at the documents that will open all the facts to us, examine them carefully," Dmitry Svishchev told R-Sport news agency.

    According to Svishchev, the meeting will be open for foreign reporters.


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