Russian fans jailed for Euro 2016 violence

Jun 18, 2016, 06:45 IST | AFP

A French court on Thursday jailed three Russian football supporters over Euro 2016 fan unrest while a far-right Russian agitator was thrown out of the country.

Marseille: A French court on Thursday jailed three Russian football supporters over Euro 2016 fan unrest while a far-right Russian agitator was thrown out of the country.

The jailed supporters — Alexei Yerunov, Nikolai Morozov and Sergei Gorbachev — were among 43 Russians detained by French police on Tuesday after street battles in Marseille before Russia played England. French prosecutors said 20 fans will be expelled from France.

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