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FIFA charges Russia over fan racism during friendly vs. France

FIFA charges Russia over fan racism during friendly vs. France
From ESPN - April 17, 2018

FIFA has charged World Cup hosts Russia over fan racism during their friendly against France, less than two months before the tournament begins.

Monkey chants were aimed at France players including midfielder Paul Pogba as France won in St. Petersburg last month.

"Disciplinary proceedings have been opened against the Russian Football Union for this incident," FIFA said on Tuesday.

The Russian Football Union (RFU) said it was cooperating with the FIFA investigation.

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