Pursuant to requirements of the World Anti-Doping Agency regarding financial and economic independence of the future national anti-doping laboratory, a decision has been made to incorporate the Anti-Doping Centre into Lomonosov Moscow State University as its structural division.
Prepared by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science in accordance with the decisions of the 11 October 2016 meeting of the Presidential Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Sport (item 2c on the list of Presidential Instructions No. Pr-2179 of 9 November 2016).
The Anti-Doping Centre (hereinafter referred to as the “ADC”) is the only agency in Russia that is dealing with doping-related examination of athletes.
The ADC, which is to be integrated with the Moscow State University as its structural division, will provide anti-doping support to Russian national sports teams, carry out independent testing of samples of biological materials for doping control, while also conducting research aimed at preventing and fighting doping in sports. The aim of the decision is to improve the anti-doping support of Russian national sports teams.