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Ministry of Culture supports creation of Ukraine’s Federation of eSports

Source : 112 Ukraine

It might assist with the rehabilitation of veterans, socialization of people with disabilities, as well as promotion of gender equality
13:11, 24 February 2020

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The Ministry of Culture, Youth, and Sports of Ukraine endorses the creation of Ukraine’s unified national federation of eSports. It was reported by the Ministry's press service, Interfax informs.

"The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports understands the importance of eSports and its social component. We have already communicated with major ‘players’ in this market and fully support the creation of a unified national federation of eSports of Ukraine," the message reads.

Related: Dynamo Kyiv's ex-goalkeeper Shovkovskiy may head Youth and Sports Ministry

It is noted that eSports might assist with the rehabilitation of ATO (Anti-Terrorist Operation) /JFO (Joint Forces Operation) veterans, socialization of people with disabilities, and it can also promote gender equality.

As we reported earlier, the President's Office is considering dividing the Ministry of Culture, Youth, and Sports into the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

According to the media, it is ex-goalkeeper of Dynamo Kyiv FC and Ukraine’s national football team Oleksandr Shovkovskiy who might head the newly formed Ministry of Youth and Sports.

Related: Ukraine does not finance competitions in Russia, athletes forced to go there, - Sport Minister

 

 

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