Russian club Spartak Moscow condemned over ’racist’ tweet - News Summed Up

Russian club Spartak Moscow condemned over ’racist’ tweet


Spartak Moscow are at the centre of a racism row after their official Twitter account posted a video of three black players in training alongside a caption which translates as "See how chocolates melt in the sun". The anti-discrimination group Kick It Out condemned the Russian club, writing a response on Twitter which read: "This social media post from the official account of Spartak Moscow only continues to highlight the prejudices towards black people in Russia. This social media post from the official account of Spartak Moscow only continues to highlight the prejudices towards black people in Russia. The controversial Twitter post was later deleted from Spartak’s official page. It is the third time in a matter of months Spartak have been embroiled in a controversy over racism.


Source: Evening echo January 13, 2018 15:22 UTC


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