CSKA fans

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MOSCOW, March 4. /TASS/. Fans of CSKA Moscow and Zenit St. Petersburg had a fight in the stands of the Moscow stadium “VEB-arena” during the match of the 18th round of the championship of Russia on football. The incident occurred between the 15th and 20th minutes of the meeting.

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The match was attended by about three thousand fans “Zenith”. On the 15th minute of the game, some of them burned paraphernalia CSKA fans provoking the army command on the aggressive actions of a few fans of the Moscow club entered into a fistfight with fans of “Zenith”, who managed to climb over the steel fence. Only in the scuffle, which occurred in the buffer zone between the sectors, was attended by about 10 people. In addition, in the guest sector of the CSKA fans were thrown a few smoke grenades.

The fight was stopped after the intervention of the stewards . Late to the scene arrived employees of OMON.

The game started at 16:30 GMT.