150 Russians came to Marseille to cause trouble
Jun13

150 Russians came to Marseille to cause trouble

Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin says 150 specially trained Russian hooligans were behind much of the violence that broke out in Marseille ahead of the England-Russia game on Saturday (June 11). Robin spoke after a weekend of violence in the French port city ahead of the European Championship soccer game on Saturday, which ended in a 1-1 draw. About 35 people have been injured, including four people whose conditions were described as...

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France determined to avoid trouble at England vs Russia soccer game
Jun11

France determined to avoid trouble at England vs Russia soccer game

France has identified Saturday’s match between England and Russia in Marseille as one of the Euro 2016 soccer games most likely to lead to violence involving fans, and is determined to avoid more trouble after scuffles on Thursday and Friday (June 10). “This is one of the five risky matches of the tournament … British and Russians with the heat, that can be explosive,” Sports Minister Patrick Kanner told...

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