DG Reading Club: Ultras in Ukraine
Associate editor James Montague talks about his feature on the political rise of some of the violent football fans who helped overthrow the Yanukovych regime in Ukraine. James tells us about his experiences of reporting from Ukraine as well as his encounters with extremist football fans around the world whom he met while researching his latest book, 1312: Among the Ultras. Including:
- How groups of violent football fans became military heroes in Ukraine
- The transition from hooliganism to politics
- The ties that bind ultra groups across the world
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