Soccer – Russia players detained by police over attacks

A combination photo shows Russia's players Alexander Kokorin (L) during France v Russia international friendly soccer match in Saint-Denis, France March 29, 2016 and Pavel Mamayev during Russia v Lithuania international friendly soccer match in Moscow, Russia March 26, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier, Maxim Zmeyev

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian police said on Wednesday they had opened a criminal investigation and detained Russia internationals Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamayev, who are accused of carrying out violent attacks in central Moscow. The attacks, allegedly perpetrated by Zenit St Petersburg forward Kokorin and Krasnodar midfielder Mamayev on Monday, were captured on CCTV and […]

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