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The RFU launched an investigation of racist cries of the fans in the match Russia — France, which took place at “St. Petersburg Arena” and ended with the score 3:1 in favor of the guests. This was stated by the officer of the RFU to combat discrimination and racism Alexei Smertin.

“At the moment under investigation, all items will be checked carefully. As soon as the final results, we will inform you. In the case of violations we will take appropriate measures” — quoted Smertin “championship”.

FARE Network (Football Against Racism in Europe Network) is a network of organizations fighting against racism and xenophobia in European football — has asked FIFA to launch an investigation after a friendly match with participation of national teams of Russia and France, reports AP .