A group of Russian fans deported from France for participating in the riots, flew from nice to Moscow. About this TASS said the Consul General of Russia in Marseille Sergey Molchanov. Three fans were sentenced to prison terms from 1 to 2 years, and five others beat up anti-fascists in Cologne and are awaiting a court decision in Germany.
“We have received confirmation that the plane took off. Fans can be found in Moscow”, – said Molchanov.
In total, France was forced to leave 20 people, among them – the head of the Russian Union of fans Alexander Spragin. According to the French authorities, they “pose a threat to public order.” This morning, a convoy of police cars escorted the fans from Marseille, where they were temporarily detained in the airport of nice. There they took on Board the aircraft “Aeroflot”.
Flight schedule 6640 arrives in Moscow at 18:10.
On Tuesday, Marseille under the French law enforcement bodies have detained a bus with 43 citizens. They were all remanded in custody. On Thursday, the court of Marseille announced the verdict, according to which three men aged 28 to 33 years old – Nikolay Morozov, Alexei Aronov and Sergey Gorbachev – received prison terms. In addition, they will be denied entry into the territory of France for two years.
All the other Russian fans detained along with the bus and taken to Marseille, prosecution was avoided. However, 20 people, the French decided to send, assuming that among them are “cruel and well-trained hooligans. Another 20 people were released without consequences.