On August 8, 2018 to Thessaloniki the match of the 3rd qualification round of the Champions League of UEFA 2018/2019 between teams of FC PAOK and FC Spartak Moscow will be held.

On June 5 the control and disciplinary and ethical instance of UEFA has taken out punishment to Spartak for the disorders organized with fans in Bilbao during a match 1/16 finals of the Europa League with Atletik. The club has been punished not only by a fine, but also the ban on sale of tickets to fans red-white on two away matches and one is conditional with a trial period — two years.

FC PAOK sells personalized tickets only at presentation of the passport or other identity documents. For citizens of Russia sale isn't carried out! Besides, at an entrance on the arena will verify documents with a name on the ticket.

Nevertheless, on information which is available for us to Thessaloniki and at a match there will be citizens of the Russian Federation - fans of FC Spartak Moscow:

- within the hospitality program of FC PAOK FC Spartak Moscow has selected tickets for the sector No. 1 of FC PAOK stadium;

- the citizens of the Russian Federation having relatives in Greece have acquired tickets to other sectors of FC PAOK stadium;

According to the Convention on protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms of ETS N 005 (Rome, on November 4, 1950), use of the rights and freedoms recognized in the present Convention has to be provided without any discrimination on the basis of a floor, race, skin color, language, religion, political or other convictions, a national or social origin, belonging to ethnic minorities, a property status, the birth or on any other signs.

The UEFA successfully realizes the RESPECT project which just and is directed against racial and other discrimination!

In case of the address, the round-the-clock and gratuitous consultations on legal, medical and help issues on phone of "the hot line" +7(800)775-76-88 within the social projects "Stadium — Our General House" and the Multilingual center of support of fans "FansHotline24" will be rendered to citizens of the Russian Federation.

We hope for consular interaction and the help from Embassy and Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Greece.