Street brawl in Athens: Ukrainians vs. Russians


February 15, 2018 – FRN – 

Rusvesna  – by Inessa Sinchougova

Football fans of the Dynamo (Kiev) team attacked a group of Russians in Athens – 18 people were detained, Greek media reported.

On Thursday evening, about 500 fans were present at the League of Europe game between AEK and Dynamo.  Many of these were supporters of the neo-Nazi group Right Sector.

The incident occurred in the area of ​​Kolonaki in the center of Athens.

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“Ukrainian hooligans attacked a group of Russians in a cafe in Kolonaki. The group of five Russians actually live in Athens, while the travelling Ukrainian fans of Dynamo Kiev, attacked the group on their way out of the cafe” a newspaper report said. 

“A group of 18 people has been detained, knives and knuckle dusters confiscated.”

No other customers or employees of the cafe were harmed.

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