'Russian Flags with Putin's Face' stokes storm at Australian Open; Fans Ejected, Detained I Watch

A ruckus erupted at the Australian Open after fans waved Russian flags following a match between Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Russia's Andrey Rublev. Not just Russian Flags, but President Vladimir Putin's pictures and fans with 'Z' T-Shirt were also spotted. After the commotion, four people were detained and questioned by authorities for carrying a Russian flag bearing the image of President Vladimir Putin. The crackdown comes after the organisers of the event, Tennis Australia, introduced a ban on the display of Russian and Belarusian flags. Watch this video to know more. #australianopen #russianfans #crackdown #russia #ukraine #war #belarus #russianflag #putin #tennis Hindustan Times Videos bring you news, views and explainers about current issues in India and across the globe. We’re always excited to report the news as quickly as possible, use new technological tools to reach you better and tell stories with a 360 degree view to give you a better understanding of the world around you.

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