The U.S. justice Department began an investigation after articles about doping in Russian sport

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According to the publication, two sources familiar with the situation, the Prosecutor’s office of the Eastern district of new York examines the information that someone from the Russian officials, athletes, coaches and representatives of anti-doping services could be involved in doping. However, no details of the investigation are given.

The publication indicates that the US Federal government have the right to bring proceedings against foreigners, if the offence has some relation to the US. Speech, for example, may lead to a situation that is against U.S. Bank.

Source The New York Times indicates that one of those people whose activities are studying the Prosecutor’s office, is Grigory Rodchenkov, who had earlier said that had the attitude to doping in Russian sports.