Russia fined for fan violence at Euro 2012 match
WARSAW, Poland - The Associated Press
AFP PhotoUEFA has fined the Russian football association $150,000 after its fans attacked stadium stewards at a European Championship match.
UEFA says Russia could be deducted six points in its Euro 2016 qualifying group for a repeat offense. The probationary period expires at the end of Euro 2016 qualifying.
Russia's fine was also imposed for the thrown firework and because fans displayed nationalist flags.
UEFA rules hold football associations responsible for their fans' behavior inside stadiums.