"Fans Bill" in Russia proposes increased penalties for hooligans and wrongdoers

Russian Stadiums World Cup 2018-011By Mark Baber
June 18 - The latest draft of the so-called Fans Bill, making its way through Russia's State Duma, sees sanctions for violators of the rules of conduct, covering spectators and organisers and owners of sports facilities, significantly increased in an attempt by the 2018 World Cup hosts to ensure the tournament is hooligan-free even though it is still five years away.