Ukraine's government accuses Russia of arming pro-Russian separatists who control part of the east of the country, and of backing up the separatist groups with Russian military forces.
The Croatian Football Federation (HNS) has made a decision to revoke Vukojević's team accreditation at the FIFA World Cup and to relieve him of his duties as an observer for the Croatian national team.
"Love Russians and I love Ukrainians", he said.
Croatia will play England in the semi-final on Wednesday and some Russian officials had called on the football governing body to take tough disciplinary measures against the Balkan team.
In a video posted on social media by former Croatia worldwide Vukojevic, Vida was shown shouting "Glory to Ukraine" which had angered Russian officials given the past between the two countries. "It's a joke for my friends from Dynamo Kyiv", the newspaper quoted him as saying.
"There's no politics in football". Vida was also shown a yellow card for taking his shirt off after scoring the goal.
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The centre-back, who put his side 2-1 ahead before Russian Federation equalised to take the game to penalties, posted a video of himself dedicating Croatia's victory to the country of Ukraine. Vukojevic, another Dynamo ex-player, was in 2017 appointed the club's scout for the Balkans, Eastern and Central Europe.
"Political, nationalist and racist slogans are not welcome at the World Cup".
Federation Internationale de Football Association has also already set a precedent for not applying section 54 in this tournament by only fining Swiss trio Stephan Lichtsteiner, Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka for their "Albanian eagle" goal celebrations against Serbia in the group stage.
The Croatian Football Federation (HNS) has issued a press release on Monday after news that former worldwide and associate of the coaching staff, Ognjen Vukojević, has left the camp just two days before the team's semi-final clash with England at the World Cup.
Domagoj Vida's wife Ivana in the crowd for Croatia's World Cup quarterfinal win over Russian Federation.