Russian ice hockey goaltender Ivan Fedotov has discovered his preliminary court docket listening to is scheduled for September 20, after his lawyer appeared in court docket right now for simply 17 minutes.

For case preparation and a ruling on the appointment of a listening to, his consultant Alexey Ponomarev was instructed he could have 40 days earlier than proceedings proceed.

Fedotov is in north-western Russia for obligatory army service, however has filed a grievance towards this by authorized routes.

He was recruited for army service in Ukraine and was arrested in Saint Petersburg on suspicion of dodging the draft.

On his technique to be registered for drafting, Fedotov fell unwell whereas detained and was taken to hospital.

Fedotov is reportedly in Severodvinsk, close to the town of Arkhangelsk.

Ivan Fedotov, crouched, was part of the Russian Olympic Committee team that won silver at Beijing 2022 ©Getty Images
Ivan Fedotov, crouched, was a part of the Russian Olympic Committee group that gained silver at Beijing 2022 ©Getty Pictures

His authorized group filed a grievance with the Vsevolozhsk Metropolis Courtroom to attempt to invalidate the army service.

The goaltender, who was a part of the Russian Olympic Committee’s group that gained silver on the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, not too long ago signed a one-year entry degree contract with the Nationwide Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers.

It’s obligatory to serve for one yr within the army in Russia between the ages of 18 and 27.

Russia is continuous to invade Ukraine after getting into its borders on February 24 for what it calls a “particular army operation”.