Russia fears games in freezing east will hurt stars

The stadium filled with smoke during the national championship soccer match between Spartak and CSKA in Moscow, Russia, on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. Crowd trouble marred a Moscow derby between arch-rivals Spartak and CSKA on Saturday, with the game briefly stopped as flares were thrown. The referee halted the match for five minutes in the second half as the stadium filled with smoke from flares and other pyrotechnics, some of which were thrown into sections packed with fans. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekret





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