Moscow refutes allegations about plans for Russian cruiser's call into Spanish portMilitary & Defense October 26, 20:38
US, Israel abstain from UN GA vote condemning Cuba embargoWorld October 26, 20:31
Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates intend to see battle for world’s chess crown — FIDE chiefSport October 26, 20:24
Mi-8 helicopter lost in Russia's Yamal was running out of fuel — IACWorld October 26, 20:20
Contact Group supports disengagement of forces in Donbass — officialWorld October 26, 19:32
IOC strips Russian runner Volkova of 2008 Olympics bronzeSport October 26, 19:15
Analyst says Russian air strikes in Syria cause 70% slump in militants’ oil traffickingRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 18:44
NATO chief concerned over Russia's actions in SyriaWorld October 26, 18:28
Armed OSCE mission may be deployed to Donbass after security zones set up — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 18:18
MOSCOW, September 18. /TASS/. The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia will make the history of global sports and the country will do everything possible to provide a decent reception of national teams and international football fans, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday.
"Everything will be done to decently host the planet’s best 32 national teams, to provide the necessary conditions, which would allow them to display their best skills and present the multimillion audience of fans with the real grand football," Putin announced via a video linkup to the participants of the ceremony in Moscow’s Red Square marking the 1,000-day countdown to the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Friday.
"We promise to organize a grand sports holiday, which I am sure will make the history of the world sports and global football," the Russian president added.