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Bosnian Football Club Penalized for Showing Allegiance to Russia

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Moscow, March 7 – The Bosnian football club Borac was fined 7,500 convertible marks (more than 300,000 rubles) for chanting and displaying banners in support of Russia and Serbia during the country’s 1/8 cup final match with Rudar, according to Klix.
During the match, the fans of the team, which is based in the city of Banja Luka (Republic of Srpska), sang about the Serbian colonel, General Ratko Mladic, one of the Serbian leaders during the collapse of Yugoslavia, and chanted “Kosovo – Serbia”. In addition, Borac fans raised a Russian flag with the slogan “Glory to Russia” and a banner with the words “Kosovo is the seed from which it arose, the source from which the people arose”.
It is noteworthy that in the event of repeated violations, Burak faces the closure of the stadium and the holding of matches in empty stadiums.

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On 18 February, Borac lost to Rudar on penalties and completed their entry into the BiH Cup.

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