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Terek Appeal FA Sanctions for Kadyrov Incident

14:21 21.03.2013 (Last updated 14:25 21.03.2013)

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PYATIGORSK, Russia, March 21 (R-Sport) - Terek Grozny have appealed a decision by the Russian FA to play their next league game against champions Zenit St. Petersburg at a neutral ground.

The sanction was applied Wednesday after after Ramzan Kadyrov, the Kremlin-appointed strongman leader of Chechnya, allegedly demanded explanations from referee Mikhail Vilkov following his team's 0-0 draw with Rubin Kazan on Sunday.

"We've filed an appeal. It's unclear when they'll examine it, but we intend to ensure a home game at our stadium," Terek vice-president Khaidar Alkhanov told RIA Novosti.

Kadyrov's visit to the referee's room also earned Terek a 100,000 ruble ($3,200) fine.

In a separate incident during the game, the public address announcer was heard to say that Vilkov was "bought" after he sent off a Terek player.

Kadyrov has since said he made the comment and that he stands by it, but he did not mention any confrontation with Vilkov after the game.

The opponents for the March 31 game in question, Zenit, earlier sided with Terek, saying the punishment is aimed at disrupting fans' plans to visit the game.

Terek are eighth in the Russian Premier League standings with nine games remaining.

The league takes a break this weekend for international football.

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