The actor played hockey with the dictator's team.
Lukashenka played hockey with famous Russian wild-animal tamers Askold and Edgard Zapashny. The match was held at the small arena of the Palace of Sports in Minsk as part of a training get-together of the ruler’s hockey team on Monday, November 27, pressball.by reports.
"Askold Zapashny represented the brothers on the ice in the forward line with the number 13, playing against the president's team. Aliaksandr Lukashenka, who played in the attack with the number 1, was the rival of the animal tamer," – Viktoria Urbanovich, the press attache of the People's Artists of Russia, said.
Edgar Zapashny was watching the game from the stands.
"I was actually the only fan during the match, the game was interesting and intense, with a lot of converted chances. During the break between the periods, the president of Belarus spent some time with me and my brother, we talked, and famous composer and producer Viktar Drobysh kept the company," – Edgar Zapashny reported.
Urbanovich also informed that during the game Drobysh broke the rib, but it did not affect his impression of the match.
"I played hockey! I scored a couple of goals and broke a rib, got into the hospital and got such a touching and childish sentimental souvenir from a man who can be strict and harsh, from the president of Belarus – Lukashenka !!!!!" – Drobysh wrote in his account and published a photo of a chocolate bar with an autograph of the Belarusian dictator.
Belarusian businessman Yury Chyzh, deputy chairman of the Belarusian Ice Hockey Federation Dzmitry Baskau played together with Drobysh in the same team.