Lavrov: China, ASEAN interested in organization of Eurasian partnershipRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 28, 11:45
MC-21 airliner makes first test flight - sourceBusiness & Economy May 28, 11:00
Putin sends greeting to Border Guard on their professional holidayMilitary & Defense May 28, 10:57
Ukrianian court puts on hold lawsuit against ban on Russian social networksWorld May 28, 6:10
Russia’s Lasitskene wins high jump in Diamond League event in Eugene, USSport May 28, 4:59
Havana Airport gets Russian-made air traffic control systemsWorld May 28, 4:16
Guests of FIFA 2018 World Cup sure to get warm welcome in Russia — LavrovSport May 28, 2:25
Kantemir Balagov’s "Closeness" gets Cannes Festival’s International Critics’ PrizeSociety & Culture May 28, 1:03
Anti-church laws in Ukraine may cause religious strife — Ukrainian Orthodox ChurchWorld May 28, 0:22
ST. PETERSBURG, May 11 /ITAR-TASS/. A match of the 29th round of the Russian Premier League championship between Zenit St. Petersburg and Dynamo Moscow was cancelled over disorder staged by fans on the stands of Petrovsky Stadium in the Russian northern capital on Sunday.
Zenit fans ran out on a running track and then on the pitch at the 86th minute of the match with a 4-2 score in favour of a guest team of Dynamo Moscow. A fan slapped twice Dynamo defender Vladimir Granat on the face, after that referee Sergey Ivanov decided to send the teams to the changing rooms.
After talks between the referees, representatives of the football clubs and the match inspector it was decided not to continue the match.
A decision to rule a 2-4 loss or a 0-3 forfeit defeat to Zenit St. Petersburg or disqualification of Petrovsky Stadium will be taken at a next meeting of Russian Football Union’s controlling and disciplinary committee.