The state Duma will support the law on deportation of football hooligans

A bill to toughen penalties for football hooligans, which the deputies will support the developed MVD. The Agency has amended late last year to the state Duma. The amendments increase the minimum fine for fans of brawlers with 20 to 40 thousand rubles, the maximum is from 25 to 50 thousand rubles.

Violation of the ban on visiting stadiums during the official sports competitions will be punished with arrest from 10 to 15 days. Under current law, the minimum period of detention of fans not installed because and may hold for 1-2 days.

More stringent penalties for foreign football hooligans. For them, repeated or gross violation of the rules of conduct in the competition will face a fine from 10 to 20 thousand rubles. with the possibility of administrative expulsion outside the country.

Toughening of responsibility for violation of the rules of conduct in the stadiums related to the upcoming world Cup, said the head of the all-Russia society of fans (VOB) Alexander Spragin.

“The tightening is bad, but it’s not the most serious tightening that you can imagine. Previously, the government was talking about criminal liability or penalties in the hundreds of thousand rubles, but so far these proposals have not considered”, — said the head of the VOB. According to him, it is necessary to toughen responsibility for the riots in the stadiums and to make existing provisions of the law were executed, and the punishment was inevitable.

Last summer, July 3, Russia signed the Council of Europe Convention on the safety of football matches, which obliges to punish provoking unrest fans: the Convention requires a ban on visits to the stadium, the imposition of sanctions on the fans in the countries where they perpetrate violence, or where they live.

The behavior of Russian fans at the European championship on football in France in July of year 2016, provoked a scandal. After the meeting between the football teams of Russia and England in Marseille, a group of around 30 Russian fans broke through the cordon of stewards and managed to get into the sector of fans of the opponent. They attacked several British and also threw fans with foreign objects. The brawl continued until, until the stewards intervened. Clashes with Russian fans occurred before the start of the match.

The police of Marseilles arrested several Russian fans, they were charged with participating in the riots. Later, the Marseille court sentenced to imprisonment of three Russian fans.

Last year, the security forces intensified work with the fans. In February, the Metropolitan police detained a number of fans and conducted a search after a mass brawl on the street Great pirogovskay in the center of Moscow. At the end of September this year, the searches were held in the EO office and at home her head Spriggina. The Spriggina was detained at the conference of the Russian football Union (RFU). President RFS Vitaly Mutko explained the detention Spriggina mass brawl, which was attended by Russian fans at the European championship 2016 in France. Chapter EO was one of the organizers of the Russian fans.