In the RFU commented on a post of the headlights with dark-skinned players

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the Former player of the national team of Russia on football, officer of the RFU anti-discrimination Alexei Smertin called normal publication of the footballer Artem Dzuba of dark-skinned players “Zenith”, reports RIA Novosti.

the Striker of the team from St. Petersburg posted a Instagram post, in which he compared his partners with the monkeys from the Soviet cartoon “Monkey”.

“We have studied the post Dziuba in Instagram, it does not carry discriminatory. First, the photos show people of different nationalities, and secondly, Artem compares players “Zenith” with one of the most famous Soviet cartoon about a family,” said Smertin.

He stressed that in some cultures, this publication may be considered offensive, but because the players should pay attention to the selection of content for social networks.

In December, 2019 in the center of a scandal on racial grounds was a Large theatre. American prima ballerina of the American Ballet Theatre misty Copeland criticized the use of brown makeup the artist in the production of “La Bayadere”.

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