During the online voting round via e-mail from 2 till 6 of May, 2022, the IAU Member Federations gave their opinion about the status of the Crossbow Shooting Federation of Russia in the IAU in the current events. Representatives of IAU Member Federations were offered to choose one option their federation considers correct:
1. No sanction or decision is needed on the status of the Crossbow Shooting Federation of Russia and its athletes
2. The IAU should forbid Russian athletes to use national flag and anthem
3. The IAU should forbid Russian athletes to take part in the IAU events.
The members of the IAU EC approved the option with the most votes: The IAU should forbit Russian athletes to take part in the IAU events. This decision is valid from May 7, 2022.
In the context of this decision, the IAU EC accepted a proposal of the IAU President Mr. Stojnic that Mrs. Shishorina continues her term as the IAU Vice President for Asia.