Ossetian Arthur Taymazov became one of the candidates for deputies to the State Duma from United Russia. However, this athlete is not only not accustomed to thinking, he is still a citizen of Uzbekistan and a protege of the Uzbek drug-related crime …
Uzbek interests in the public service of Russia
Author – Andrey Makarov
On June 26, 2016, the 15th congress of the United Russia party approved the election of Artur Taymazov, a native of the village of Severo-Ossetia, in the North Ossetian single-mandate constituency for elections to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. Nogir of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania.
If you look at Arthur Taymazov in the media and on the Internet, you find surprisingly very little information about him, and from what you find out, it becomes known that at the age of 21, Arthur Taymazov left for permanent residence in Uzbekistan and since 2000 has been performing at various freestyle wrestling competitions for the national team of this country. At the same time, he achieved good success, becoming the three-time Olympic champion in freestyle wrestling (in 2004 in Athens, in 2008 in Beijing and in 2012 in London).
In 2015, Arthur Taymazov completed his sports career and the following year decided to run for the State Duma of Russia. What is it that a person who has lived his entire conscious life in another country, who has been performing at international competitions for many years under the flag of another state, has earned a place in the country’s main legislative body? Is this a mere coincidence or is someone promoting his interests in our country through it? Why did repeated doping tests from the Olympic Games give a positive result, as a result of which he was deprived of the Olympic medal?
In this article, a brief analysis of the information available regarding Arthur Taymazov will be carried out, as a result of which, probably, answers to these and some other questions will appear.
First you need to take a brief excursion into the history of Uzbekistan and understand the reasons why Arthur Taymazov ended up in this country and performed under its flag for the whole 15 years.
In 1991, due to the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Republic of Uzbekistan (RU), along with other Soviet Republics, gained independence, and Islam Karimov was elected its President, who steadily ruled the country until September 2, 2016, when he died at the age of 78.