The normal stance of amateur radio is that it is apolitical. However, it is clear that recent actions by the Russian Federation and their military have crossed a line and the RSGB cannot in this instance remain neutral.
The policy of the RSGB is that we will follow the actions of the mainstream sporting bodies with regard to all activities of a competitive nature such as contests and ARDF. Russian and Belarusian radio amateurs are therefore currently ineligible to participate in any event that is organised/sponsored by the RSGB.
The policy of the RSGB in commercial activities is that we will refrain from trade with Russia and Belarus until further notice.
For RSGB Contests, until further notice, all logs received from stations in the Russian Federation or Belarus will be treated as check logs.