After three days of rioting in Marseille, UEFA threatens to kick Russia and England out of the finals if the violence continues. UEFA has charged Russian fans with disruptive behavior, racism and setting off fireworks.
Europe's governing football body has said Russia will be disqualified from Euro 2016 if there are further issues with crowd violence. The decision follows fan clashes at a match between Russia and England.
Russia have been heavily punished by UEFA for the behavior of their fans at Euro 2016. It is the right decision, but also one that is only made in worst-case scenarios, writes DW's Jens Krepela.
UEFA has threatened to disqualify Russia and England from Euro 2016 in the wake of fan violence from both squads. Another incident in Wednesday's match against Slovakia could see Russia booted from the tournament.
French police have contained and arrested 36 mainly English fans in Lille as group rivals Russia lost to Slovakia. Russia, meanwhile, has complained to France's ambassador of police double standards.
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