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    Football Fans' Clashes in France Absolutely Unacceptable - Kremlin

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    The clashes between football fans during the Euro 2016 in France are absolutely unacceptable, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On June 11, the Russian national football team played in a draw with the team of England at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille within the UEFA’s Euro 2016.

    After the match, the clashes between dozens of Russian and English fans erupted at the stadium. Later, two Russian nationals were detained after scuffles between Russian and English fans at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille.

    "In general, we can say that unlawful actions took place on the part of fans. I'm talking here about fans from different countries, who participated in actual outrage in Marseille and in several other towns. Of course, this is absolutely unacceptable, of course, we hope that Russian citizens, Russian fans will respect the laws of the country they visit. And the main thing is, of course, you can only call on our fans not to respond to any provocations," Peskov told reporters.

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