Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has legalized the combat hopak. For changes in the law on physical culture and sports in recognition of national sports in General voted by 227 deputies.
The law introduces the concept of “national sport”. Is a sport based on national cultural traditions. The possibility of establishing national sports federations for these sports.
The Ministry of youth Affairs and sports on a competitive basis will form national teams for such sports.
Government bill No. 5324 on amendments to the law of Ukraine on physical culture and sports in recognition of national sports was adopted as a basis on April 12.