Latest news about Russia

France expels Russian football fan leader for second time

2016-06-22 11:36

Russian football activist Alexander Shprygin was expelled by France for the second time in four days.

Russia undone by brilliant Hamsik

2016-06-15 17:24

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 Russia given 'suspended' ban from Euro 2016

2016-06-14 13:42

UEFA on Tuesday ordered the "suspended disqualification" of Russia from the European Championship.

UEFA set to punish Russia for fan violence

2016-06-14 10:49

UEFA will on Tuesday announce a first verdict against Russia for the football unrest caused by their fans at Euro 2016.

England fans blame Russians amid fresh Euro 2016 fears

2016-06-13 18:26

English fans involved in clashes before and during England's Euro 2016 match with Russia insisted Russian hooligans and French police were to blame.

Russian official tells violent fans: Keep it up!

2016-06-13 15:48

A senior Russian Football Union official and ultra-nationalist politician said that fans were right to fight England supporters at Euro 2016.

'The English are girls', says Russian hooligan

2016-06-13 08:20

Vladimir, a Moscow public relations manager who considers violence a sport following the recent clashes between Russian and English fans.

UEFA threatens to kick Russia, England out of Euro 2016

2016-06-12 18:16

UEFA has said that Russia and England could be thrown out of Euro 2016 if their fans are involved in more violence.

UEFA charges Russia for Euro violence

2016-06-12 13:27

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.

Violence mars Euro 2016

2016-06-12 08:25

Football's plague of violence has returned with a vengeance to the Euro 2016 championship in France.

Late equaliser deals blow to England hopes

2016-06-12 06:40

Russia captain Vasili Berezutski headed a last-gasp leveller against England to steal a draw in a Euro 2016 match marred by fan violence.

Russia win crucial for England, says Hart

2016-06-10 11:36

Anything less than a win over Russia on Saturday could scupper England's Euro 2016 hopes, goalkeeper Joe Hart has warned.

Hodgson happy to avoid 'familiar faces'

2015-12-13 09:47

England coach Roy Hodgson welcomed a Euro 2016 draw that threw up three unfamiliar opponents for Three Lions boss.

Putin urges World Cup preparations

2015-12-09 09:02

Russia President Vladimir Putin has demanded delays in construction of 2018 World Cup projects be quickly overcome.

Russia World Cup could ease global tensions

2015-12-02 17:28

The 2018 SWC in Russia could serve as a catalyst to help ease global tensions said Russian sports minister, Vitaly Mutko.