arrested Monday night in Toulouse while preparing to attend the match Russia – Country of Wales, Alexander Chpryguine “ was expelled from France. The plane on which he is took off from Paris Charles de Gaulle shortly after midnight in the direction of Moscow , “said Pierre-Henry Brandet, spokesman for the Interior Ministry.
the Interior Ministry has revoked his visa Monday and issued an administrative inadmissibility (IAT). Late Tuesday night, Chpryguine had assured himself en route to Russia by posting several messages on his Twitter account, where he is very active. Selfie in support, he claimed to be on a plane of Aeroflot to Moscow, “ on the funds of the French Republic .”
According to French police sources, he returned to France via Barcelona. He was able to escape the vigilance of the Spanish authorities despite the fact that it was within the Schengen file as a person must be “ denied entry at the border ” following incidents Marseille, claimed the sources.
the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that his visa to come to Europe had not been issued by France, implying that he had obtained from another country of the Schengen area.
in this incredible case, Chpryguine will have taunted the French authorities to return to France two days after a first eviction.
Questioned the stadium
“ Arrested in the stadium, Chpryguine Alexander was placed in custody and his situation will be is an administrative process or judicial procedure , “had earlier said Pierre-Henry Brandet, spokesman for the Interior Ministry.
President of the association Russian fans Chpryguine had shortly before told AFP be in the stadium where the match is played. He also posted on his Twitter photos and videos to support his statements.
“J ‘have just been expelled, my Schengen visa was not canceled, all buffers are there. I find myself legally in the EU. I’m in the game with a ticket. There is nothing wrong , “he said on the phone before being arrested.
Chpryguine was part of a group of 20 supporters expelled following violence on the fringes of England -. Russia in Marseille who had 35 injuries, mostly English
the 20 deportees had denied taking part in violent incidents but had been arrested a of deportation for “disturbing public order”. Three other Russians in this group have been sentenced to jail time.
Twenty administrative inadmissibility (IAT, which allow to prevent a foreigner from entering France) were issued Monday at the against Russian nationals in the framework of the Euro, said the Interior Ministry, without specifying whether these twenty Russians were Chpryguine and his companions.
Review “globally positive “
After ten days of tournament, the Ministers of the Interior, Bernard Cazeneuve, and Sports, Patrick Kanner, drew up a report Monday morning” overall positive “of security of Euro 2016 so far 557 people were arrested, including 344 placed in custody and 27 sentenced to prison (21 are firm sentences)