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Swiss police to go to Russia for World Cup

National News // June 13, 2018

There will be five Swiss police officers in Russia for the World Cup. They’ll form part of an international operation to protect fans from possible violence.

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The officers will be at the Swiss games – especially the match with Serbia on June 22nd.

They won’t be able to make arrests and will be unarmed. They will be there to help and advise the Russian police.

There have been recent problems with violence at domestic games. Zurich police had to battle street fights in April this year.

The World Cup starts tomorrow.

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