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    From left: Wales' Joe Allen, Russia's Pavel Mamayev, Wales' Gareth Bale, and Russia's Denis Glushakov during the UEFA Euro 2016 group stage match between the Russian and Welsh national team

    Putin Did Not Watch Russia-Wales Euro-2016 Football Game

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin did not watch the broadcast of a football match between the national teams of Russia and Wales as part of the UEFA Euro-2016 championship, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday.

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russian football team on Monday lost to the Wales team in the match of the third round of the championship's group stage with a score of 0:3 and hence was kicked out of the tournament. Previously, Russia drew with England and lost to Slovakia.

    "The president did not watch the game yesterday, as during the match he was attending Lenfilm [film studio]," Peskov told reporters, when asked whether Putin watched the game.

    The Euro 2016 is taking place in various French cities from June 10 to July 10.

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