Russia Denounces Provocation to Sabotage FIFA World Cup

Posted March 19, 2018

"To my mind, this is blood money, paid directly from the Russian state coffers", said Bryant, a Labour MP who in 2015 briefly served as shadow secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport.

As the British Government demand answers from Russian president Vladimir Putin over the incident, Rhondda MP Chris Bryant fiercely criticised Mourinho.

The FA is adamant that global relations with Russian Federation are none of its business, and will leave those political considerations to Government.

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The English Football Association, whose president is Prince William, has avoided commenting directly on calls by some politicians, including the leader of the Liberal Democrats, not to send its national team to Russian Federation.

British politicians have appeared on RT, where former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond hosts a talk show.

An FA spokesman said: "The FA will continue to work closely with the UK Government and relevant authorities regarding our participation in this summer's FIFA World Cup and the Women's World Cup qualifier in June". Leading sports figures and commentators need to reflect carefully on whether they want to be associated with Putin's propaganda machine.

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On Friday, police in London said it was murder, something that seems to happen a lot to Russians in the United Kingdom . When he died, he was preparing to defend a fraud claim put against him by Russian airline Aeroflot.

Moscow on Tuesday shrugged off London's decision not to send British ministers and royals to Russia's World Cup over a nerve agent attack on a former double agent.

The possibility of the English team boycotting the first World Cup staged in Russian Federation has been heavily analysed by the Moscow press.

"I would urge leading football figures to rethink - not least after this week's revelations - whether their punditry on Putin's mouthpiece is appropriate", Doughty said.

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Prime Minister Theresa May said earlier on Monday it was "highly likely" that Moscow was responsible for the attack.