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Russia arrests professional soccer players over violent attacks


  • Football
  • Friday, 12 Oct 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Moscow court ordered the arrest of Russian soccer internationals Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamayev late on Thursday after they were charged over violent attacks in central Moscow.

Zenit St Petersburg forward Kokorin and Krasnodar midfielder Mamayev could face jail and will be held in custody for two months over the attacks captured on CCTV on Oct. 8.

   

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