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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

'Privyet' Khabarovsk

LIVERPOOL, England () -- Hooligans from Khabarovsk, Czechs with chisels and nasty Neopolitans are in for a shock if they cause trouble in Liverpool because they will run into police speaking their own language.


Each officer on duty for the Euro 96 games at Anfield stadium has been issued with special leaflets with key phrases in Russian, Czech and Italian and a phoenetic guide on how to pronounce them properly.


They start off with the friendly "benvenuti a Liverpool" (Italian for "welcome to Liverpool") to "zdrasveetye" (Russian for "hello") and "stadion je v tom smeru" (Czech for "the stadium is over there").


Troublemakers, on the other hand, might well hear "non puoi prendere questo nello stadio" (Italian for "you cannot take that into the stadium") or "podoshdeetye meenootoo, ya vas hochoo obiskivats" (Russian for "stop, I wish to search you").