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FIFA has confirmed the Russian Football Union has been charged and fined after supporters of the national team made racist chants toward France midfielder Paul Pogba during a friendly in Saint Petersburg back in March.
BBC Sport’s Richard Conway detailed the punishment levelled at the host nation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in June:
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Breaking: Fifa confirm that the Russian Football Union has been sanctioned with a fine of CHF 30,000 (£22,000) for “discriminatory chants by fans during the international friendly match between Russia and France played in Saint Petersburg on 27 March 2018.”
This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.
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