Russia urges ISU to lift ban on figure-skater Plushenko

The Russian Figure Skating Federation (RFSF) has petitioned the International Skating Union (ISU) to lift a ban on 2006 Olympic champion Evgeni Plushenko, the RFSF president said on Monday.

"We hope to get an answer in the near future," RFSF head Alexander Gorshkov said....

Plushenko's case may be reviewed during the next ISU meeting on June 9.