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FIFA sanctions are about politics and big money Russian official

India News | 28/02/2022 09:08 PM | Click to read full article

A State Duma deputy has criticized FIFA's sanctions against Russia FIFA's decision to force Russia to play football matches at a neutral venue and without its flag and anthem is based on political motives, according to the State Duma Deputy. 

Under pressure to issue an outright ban on Russia from international football, FIFA stopped short of that step on Sunday but announced a series of measures against the country because of the military operation in Ukraine.