Brussels faces mass brawl amid Belgium's football team's defeat
The mass brawl turned into clashes with the police.
As the RTBF television channel reports, the Belgian fans wreaked havoc on the streets of Brussels, and the mass brawl turned into clashes with the police.
After the defeat of the Red Devils in the 2018 World Cup semi v France, fans rioted on Bainville-aux-Miroirs next to the giant screen for viewing matches. The disgruntled fans began to turn tables in local cafes upside down and staged a massive brawl. After the arrival of the special forces, the aggression of the crowd spilled over to the police; they showered stones on officers. One female police officer was slightly injured, she was hospitalized, the report said.
Fake citizenship and access to state secrets. Former Ukrainian officials get supreme posts in Crimea
More and more questions arise with regards to the staffing policy of the Crimean authorities. This summer, Roman Podsudevsky has been appointed in charge of the Yalta Commercial Port – a strategic objective. The former Ukrainian border guard officer wanted at home for divulgence of state secrets and corruption easily gained the Russian citizenship and made a successful career in Crimea. In March 2017, he was a senior security specialist in Genbank; in the same period, he attempted to become the Head of Shchelkino Municipal Administration but lost in the competition; and since December 2017, Podsudevsky became an aide to Sergei Aksenov. The CrimeRussia was figuring out how former Ukrainian enforcement officers and officials become supreme functionaries in Crimea.
Three officers of the Moscow FSB office, detained in June 2017, are defendants in the criminal case heard by the Moscow Garrison Military Court along with the retired MIA Major-General Viktor Trutnev. The official prosecution asked 7 and eight years’ imprisonment for them.