Mob of 150 Russian Ultras ‘trained to fight’ descend on Lille ready to attack England fans

And at a press conference, Mr Robin revealed that while trials would be held for 10 people in custody later on Monday, none of them were Russian as they had given police the slip.

He said six Britons, an Austrian and three French nationals had all been charged with violence involving a weapon.

Asked why no Russians faced a court hearing, the prosecutor said they had carried out “lightning strikes” which made arrests difficult and CCTV was still being studied.

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