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Rampant Racism in Russia Endangers Fans of 2018 World Cup, Report Shows

In this Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, file photo, Manchester City's Yaya Toure, center, listens to CSKA's Kirill Nababkin, left, during the Champions League group D soccer match between CSKA Moscow and Manchester City, at Arena Khimki stadium outside Moscow. Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure called on UEFA to take action against CSKA Moscow after he was subjected to racist chanting during his team's 2-1 win in the Champions League. Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World Cup, a dossier provided to The Associated Press revealed on Friday. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)
In this Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, file photo, Manchester City's Yaya Toure, center, listens to CSKA's Kirill Nababkin, left, during the Champions League group D soccer match between CSKA Moscow and Manchester City, at Arena Khimki stadium outside Moscow. Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure called on UEFA to take action against CSKA Moscow after he was subjected to racist chanting during his team's 2-1 win in the Champions League. Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World Cup, a dossier provided to The Associated Press revealed on Friday. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)

LONDON—Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World Cup, a report...




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