Russia, Spain handed out fines

June 28, 2012
By Associated Press
WARSAW, Poland -- UEFA fined the Russian and Spanish soccer associations a total of $62,000 on Thursday for racist abuse by their fans at European Championship matches.

UEFA said its disciplinary panel found both countries guilty of "improper conduct of its fans (racist behavior, racist chanting)."

Russia was fined $37,000 and Spain must pay $25,000.

Russian fans made monkey noises at Czech Republic defender Theodor Gebre Selassie and Spain fans targeted abuse at ...

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