Russia fan behavior earns fine

June 23, 2012
By Associated Press

WARSAW, Poland --  UEFA says it has handed the Russian soccer federation a fine of $44,000 for crowd disturbances by the team's fans at a European Championship match.

UEFA says the punishment relates to "the setting off and throwing of fireworks by spectators, and displaying of illicit banners" during the Group A match against Greece last Saturday.

European soccer's governing body has ...

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