The KHL suspended the Gagarin Cup for a week

according to the press service, this time is necessary for the “organization and coordination with public authorities of the new format of the second stage of the championship with the participation of six Russian clubs. Start date, timing and the detailed format of the draw will be determined soon and published on official websites of the League”.

Photo: Oleksandr Kondratyuk / RIA Novosti KHL on Wednesday will hold a meeting of high alert in Moscow

Previously, due to the spread of coronavirus from participation in the Gagarin Cup refused two foreign clubs – Finnish “Jokerit” and Kazakhstan “Barys”. After that there are only six Russian clubs – CSKA and “Dynamo” and Petersburg SKA, Kazan “AK bars”, Novosibirsk “Siberia” and Ufa “Salavat Yulaev”.

on Monday, the Ministry of sports of Russia announced the cancellation on the territory of our country in all international competitions. In addition, on March 16, recommended to limit carrying out in the territory of the Russian Federation interregional and all-Russian sporting events are not a test or qualifying for the Olympic games.