Cold war in the Sport: Doping-cruiser Sholokhov

A ship was to come. So it tells Grigory Rodtschenkow. The London "Mail on Sunday" has published extracts from the book of the former chief of the Moscow Anti-

Cold war in the Sport: Doping-cruiser Sholokhov

A ship was to come. So it tells Grigory Rodtschenkow. The London "Mail on Sunday" has published extracts from the book of the former chief of the Moscow Anti-Doping laboratory and the current leniency of the American Federal Bureau of Investigation, which appears in a few days.

The ship, writes Rodtschenkow, should anchor off the coast of California and, thanks to the on-Board Doping laboratories to ensure that Soviet athletes at the Olympic Games 1984 in Los Angeles get no problems with the refined controls. However, the Americans refused to allow the anchorage. I brought the barrel to Overflowing: The Soviets had decided to Boycott the games, the all the States of the Warsaw Pact joined with the exception of Romania, had to connect.

What sounds like the perfect Plot for a Thriller, the Cold warriors, was four years later, a reality. In 1989, in the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, Glasnost and Perestroika had brought, reported the magazine "Smena", a by the KGB-controlled ship that was in the autumn of 1988, during the games of Seoul in front of the coast of South Korea, had a laboratory on Board. For the reasons announced now Rodtschenkow.

A company that would not have been possible without the working people from the far West of our own dominion of the sphere and provided with a fine touch of irony: In Incheon of the VEB Elbe-Werft Boizenburg floating built river cruiser "Mikhail Sholokhov", named after the controversial, such as line-of-loyal-winner of the Nobel prize for literature.

Updated Date: 28 July 2020, 03:19

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