Two Russian soccer internationals sentenced to jail for assault

Russian soccer player Alexander Kokorin leaves a court after being sentenced to jail for assault, in Moscow, Russia May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Moscow court on Wednesday sentenced two Russian international soccer players to prison terms for their involvement in assaults last year in a case that a top official said should serve as a lesson to other privileged athletes. Moscow’s Presnensky District Court sentenced Alexander Kokorin to 18 months in jail, while Pavel […]

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