20 Russians to be deported from France over Euro 2016 violence

20 Russians to be deported from France over Euro 2016 violence
Pthere were violent clashes after the game between England and Russia.

Twenty Russian men will be deported from France for their role in the Euro 2016 violence, French officials said.

Stephane Bouillon, prefect for the region including Marseille, where the violence occurred last week, says the unnamed men will be deported on Monday.

They are suspected of "participation in skirmishes linked to the England-Russia game on June 11 in Marseille".

They are currently being held in a detention centre.

The men were among 43 Russian fans detained on Tuesday after their bus was stopped by French police near the town of Mandelieu in a check for hooligans.

The Guardian is reporting that one of the men being deported is Alexander Shprygin - the head of the official Russian supporters group.

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