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Russian Rugby League Federation

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Russian Rugby League Federation (Russian: Федерация Регбилиг России) was the governing body for rugby league in Russia until 2010. It was founded in 1978 mainly as a governing body for Moscow based teams, and became the head body for all of Russia in 1986. The Russian Rugby League Federation became affiliated to the Rugby League International Federation in 1993. In 2003 the Russia became a full test nation in rugby league.[4]

Russian Rugby League Federation
Федерация Регбилиг России
Russian Rugby League Federation logo
RLIF affiliation1993
RLEF affiliationFull Member[1]
Headquarters36 Leningrad Prospekt, Moscow Russia 125167 [2]
Key peopleMr. Alexander N. Eremin[3] (President)
As of 4 April 2010

Russian Ministry of Sports order number 21 dated 20 January 2010, expelled Rugby League from the State Register of Sports of Russia. President Alexander Eremin, board member and employees will discuss the option for the continuation of Rugby League in Russia with various government, civic and sports organizations, in particular the ministry of Sports and Rugby Union of Russia [3]

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  1. ^ RLEF. "Overview". RLEF. Archived from the original on 6 August 2010. Retrieved 30 June 2009.
  2. ^ RRLF. "RRLF Website Old Website". RRLF. Retrieved 4 April 2010.
  3. ^ a b RRLF. "RRLF Website Press release 05 February 2010". RRLF. Retrieved 4 April 2010.
  4. ^ Dave Hadfield (4 February 2003). "Widnes on target to attract Paul". The Independent. Retrieved 13 June 2009.

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