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MOSCOW, June 15. /TASS/. Russian Football Union President and Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has agreed to unite efforts with British Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport John Whittingdale to prevent further clashes at the 2016 UEFA Euro Cup in France.
"I have talked with UK Secretary of State for Sport John Whittingdale," Mutko told TASS. "We have agreed to unite efforts to prevent clashes at the Euro Cup. Most fans are normal civilized people. Some of them are more emotional and aggressive but we should work with them."
In its kick off group stage match, team England took on the Russian national squad on June 11 in Marseille at the Stade Velodrome. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. Clashes between the Russian and English fans began two days earlier and culminated on the match day. The fans of the Russian team shot two flare guns, then broke into England’s sector and a brawl between the two camps began. Police resorted to tear gas, smoke pellets and water cannons to disperse the brawlers.UEFA announced on Tuesday its decision to fine the Russian Football Union 150,000 euros ($168,200) over Russian football fans’ misconduct during the June 11 match.
The European governing body of football also issued a suspended disqualification for the Russian team, which means that the national squad would be disqualified from the major European football tournament in case of the repeated instance of Russian fans misconduct.