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F1 Russian Grand Prix called off after Ukraine intervention

Baku, February 25, AZERTAC

Following Moscow’s military intervention in Ukraine, Formula 1 on Friday confirmed that the 2022 Russian Grand Prix has been canceled.

“The FIA Formula 1 World Championship visits countries all over the world with a positive vision to unite people, bringing nations together. We are watching the developments in Ukraine with sadness and shock and hope for a swift and peaceful resolution to the present situation,” read an F1 statement.

“On Thursday evening Formula 1, the FIA, and the teams discussed the position of our sport, and the conclusion is, including the view of all relevant stakeholders, that it is impossible to hold the Russian Grand Prix in the current circumstances,” it added.

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