The Latest: UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings on Russia

The Latest: UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings on Russia

PARIS (AP) — The Latest from soccer's European Championship (all times local):

11:50 a.m.

p>UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Russia for crowd disturbances, racist behavior by fans & fireworks being set off during the European Championship game against England on Saturday.

UEFA has not opened any case against the English Football Association.

UEFA says its control, ethics & disciplinary body will judge the Russia case on Tuesday ahead of its second Euro 2016 game against Slovakia on Wednesday.

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Police say 35 people have been wounded in clashes that erupted between England & Russia soccer fans before & after a match at the European Championship.

Regional police chief Laurent Nunez said in a text message that most of the injuries were minor. He did not immediately reply to a question approximately a British victim who was reported to be in serious condition.

French authorities have been on the defensive after media broadcast live scenes of brutal fighting at the Old Port in Marseille & surrounding side streets ahead of Saturday's game.

Speaking to Europe 1 radio, French Socialist leader Jean-Christophe Cambadelis defended his country's law enforcement, blaming the violence on ''drunken cretins.''

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