Member of the Executive Committee of the RFU and State Duma deputy Igor Lebedev called the departure of Yuri Semin from Lokomotiv a very serious mistake by the club’s leadership, Sport official quoted 24. According to the deputy, this decision contradicts both common sense and the sporting principle.

In addition, Lebedev thinks that leaving Semin will cause dissatisfaction with the club fans - and they will not only not forgive, but will also take revenge . A member of the RFU Executive Committee is afraid that the fans will fight with the general director of Lokomotiv Vasily Kiknadze, and he will face the same fate as Olga Smorodskaya.