Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport to join China Friendly program this yearBusiness & Economy March 23, 16:48
Moscow doubts Kiev will conduct impartial probe into ex-Russian MP’s murderRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 23, 15:52
IS claims responsibility for London terror attack — mediaWorld March 23, 15:48
Putin says snap check shows National Guard’s high skillsMilitary & Defense March 23, 15:43
Russia’s General Staff to strengthen troops in western, Arctic directionsMilitary & Defense March 23, 15:38
World War II through the lens of TASS' legendary photographerSociety & Culture March 23, 15:20
Kremlin slams absurd claims about alleged ‘Russian link’ to politician's murderRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 23, 15:13
Putin promises four-fold rise in Russian precision weaponry’s strike potentialMilitary & Defense March 23, 15:10
Ukraine’s top military brass labels blasts at ammo depot as ‘act of sabotage’World March 23, 14:41
MOSCOW, October 20 (Itar-Tass) —— A criminal case is opened over the attack on Dynamo soccer players, official spokesman for the Russian Interior Ministry's Moscow regional department Yevgeny Gildeyev told Itar-Tass on Saturday.
The criminal case is opened on hooliganism charges, he said.
On October 19, Moscow Dynamo soccer players were attacked after their training at the base in Novogorsk near Moscow. Unidentified persons fired paintball guns at players and coaches of the team and escaped to the nearby forest. Leaflets with threats and demands to be more active in training and official matches addressed to Dynamo legionnaires were also left on the field.
According to police, three people, a Dynamo coach, a masseur and a soccer player, were hit.
The Dynamo football club and the Dynamo fans' club have made a joint statement, describing the incident as a provocation and a planned and organized action, to which the club intends to give a harsh response.
Incidents between fans and the Moscow club already happened earlier. In September, fans dropped leaflets near the Novogorsk base, in which they criticized the players.