He has tried to influence people to support the domestic government, and has threatened and discriminated against Belarusian athletes because of their political views.

In addition, he has abused his position in ice hockey to attend the affairs of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, writes IIHF

However, it has not been possible to substantiate the serious allegations that Dmitry Baskov was involved in the fatal beating of a regime critic in November last year.

"Although it cannot be ruled out that Baskov was present at the incident, the investigation has not found evidence of Baskov's active participation in the attack," the IIHF wrote.

CLIP: See the pictures that strengthen the suspicion against Baskov (November 20, 2020)

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See the pictures that strengthen the suspicion against Baskov

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