In Ukraine were not able to get nine players from Russia. In full force missed the team’s Old But Gold, all five of the players that are citizens of Russia.
All of them were taken on the Kiev Minor, which begins March 7. It is a ranking tournament for Dota 2, which will be held March 10, in the “Kiev ESports Arena”. The participants will compete for 300 thousand dollars, 500 DPC-points and a seat at the next major, which will be held in Stockholm. It is organized by Starladder together with ImbaTV.
That the Russians were not allowed to Ukraine, said the commentator Vitaly V1lat volochay in his Telegram channel.
Addition of the Old But Gold (Illidan, God, 633, Vanskor, Velheor), Ukraine missed another three players of the Russian team Gambit (Daxak, Afterlife, Immersion) and one member of the European team OG (ILTW), which also has a Russian passport.
Also the commentator said that the representatives of the Starladder trying to solve this problem, and the players themselves will make another attempt to get into Ukraine tomorrow.
Why Russians are not allowed in Ukraine?
Citizens of Russia aged 16 to 60 years may not be allowed in Ukraine. According to the explanation of the President of Petro Poroshenko – “to Russia is not formed in Ukraine, groups of “private” armies, which are actually members of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation. Not to allow Russians to carry out in Ukraine the operations they have planned in 2014.” To obtain an entry permit citizens of Russia who have proof of purpose of stay in Ukraine, and still had no problems with the Ukrainian and other laws.