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Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said: "It relates to the need for structural and personnel changes in the Russian national team in athletics".
The 70-year-old has coached in Russia since 1973 and has been the Head Coach of the Russian Athletics team since 2007.
Head Coach of Russian Athletics, Valentin Maslakov, has resigned following the recent doping allegations and 5 athlete disqualifications