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For sailors who have suffered in Majorca, coming our diplomat

August 3 2009

On the island of Mallorca off the representative of Russia's Consulate General in Barcelona. He intends to meet with three of our sailors, beaten a Spanish police source said today the embassy.

On Friday, the official site of the team RUS7 reported that the sailors Denis Rozhkov, Nikita Khrekov and Roman Konstantinov were attacked by the police of the city of Palma, where the Russian team arrived for training and preparation for the regatta. In turn, the Spanish police have accused police of beating the Russians.

According to executive director of Russian Yachting Federation Oscar Konyukhov, representatives of the Spanish side and the Russian team will meet on Monday and try to resolve the issue in the pretrial order. If we can not reach a compromise, the matter to court, the meeting will be held tomorrow, he added.

"The representative of the Consulate-General flew to Palma de Majorca for a meeting with lawyers and victims themselves and to participate in the trial, which is scheduled tomorrow at 10.20 (12.20 GMT)," - a spokesman said. The diplomat said the sailors' blamed for resisting law enforcement. " "Everything will be clear after the hearing" - he said.

For its part, the representative of the Russian team Alla Frolova, that the negotiations with the Spaniards, our side will ask to postpone the trial, scheduled for Tuesday, a few days to counsel sailors could get acquainted with the case.

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