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Russia has chosen a goggled wolf as mascot for the 2018 Soccer World Cup.
Russian football activist Alexander Shprygin was expelled by France for the second time in four days.
Marek Hamsik set up the opener and came up with a contender for goal of the tournament as Slovakia beat Russia at Euro 2016.
UEFA on Tuesday ordered the "suspended disqualification" of Russia from the European Championship.
UEFA will on Tuesday announce a first verdict against Russia for the football unrest caused by their fans at Euro 2016.
English fans involved in clashes before and during England's Euro 2016 match with Russia insisted Russian hooligans and French police were to blame.
A senior Russian Football Union official and ultra-nationalist politician said that fans were right to fight England supporters at Euro 2016.
Vladimir, a Moscow public relations manager who considers violence a sport following the recent clashes between Russian and English fans.
UEFA has said that Russia and England could be thrown out of Euro 2016 if their fans are involved in more violence.
UEFA charged Russia over "totally unacceptable" fan clashes at a Euro 2016 match with England but it also said there had been faults in security.
Football's plague of violence has returned with a vengeance to the Euro 2016 championship in France.
Russia captain Vasili Berezutski headed a last-gasp leveller against England to steal a draw in a Euro 2016 match marred by fan violence.
Anything less than a win over Russia on Saturday could scupper England's Euro 2016 hopes, goalkeeper Joe Hart has warned.
England coach Roy Hodgson welcomed a Euro 2016 draw that threw up three unfamiliar opponents for Three Lions boss.
Russia President Vladimir Putin has demanded delays in construction of 2018 World Cup projects be quickly overcome.
The 2018 SWC in Russia could serve as a catalyst to help ease global tensions said Russian sports minister, Vitaly Mutko.