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WorldLink: Hooligans into the arena?

A Russian lawmaker has made an unusual proposal to legalize soccer hooliganism ahead of next year's World Cup in Russia. Parliamentarian Igor Lebedev suggested hooligans clashing could become a spectator sport with 20 unarmed fighters from the respective countries competing in an arena. DW speaks to hooligan expert Svetlana Stephenson about violence, honor and 'Russian style.'

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