Disinfo: The WADA expert group was geopolitically biased against Russia

Summary

If we have a closer look at the laboratory expert group, it consist of the following members; Terence Wan (Chair) Hong Kong, Arieh Cohen from Denmark, Bruno Garrido from Brazil, Catrin Goebel from Australia, Andrea Gotzmann from Germany, Tiia Kuuranne from Finland, Bruno le Bizec from France, Jenny Schulze from Sweden, Lorraine Turner from the UK and Peter van Eenoo from Belgium. The geopolitics are not favorable for Russia. The team manically consists of members of the pro-Western bloc, so it’s no wonder that this team voted all in favor of putting a four-year ban on Russia.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative claiming that any criticism of Russia voiced by any non-Russian entity, be it an NGO, a government, or a media outlet, is a symptom of pathological Russophobia afflicting all such institutions.

In the course of the World Anti-Doping Code (WADA) investigation into the alleged state-sponsored doping operation, Russia has received the same treatment as any other country probed for doping violations. See here and here for comprehensive debunking by Polygraph.info.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 177
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 11/12/2019
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: Hong Kong, Brazil, Australia, Denmark, UK, Russia, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Belgium, France
  • Keywords: West, Doping, WADA, Russophobia
  • Outlet: One World
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