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Former FIFA head Sepp Blatter flying to Moscow for FIFA World Cup: Spokesman

Sepp Blatter is currently serving a six-year ban for unethical conduct after soccer's world governing body was rocked by a global corruption scandal in 2015.

published on : 19th June 2018

Russia may have upgraded nuclear bunker: Report

 The Washington-based Federation of American Scientists (FAS) published aerial photographs that the group says show the facility in the Baltic outpost has been under major renovation since 2016.

published on : 19th June 2018

Disgraced former FIFA chief Sepp Blatter to defy ban to attend World Cup, meet Russian President Vladimir Putin

Despite his ban, Blatter has on several occasions said he would respond favourably to an invitation from Putin to come and see the World Cup in Russia.

published on : 19th June 2018

US network apologizes for Robbie Williams FIFA World Cup gesture

US broadcaster Fox has apologized after it showed pop star Robbie Williams giving the middle finger to viewers during the World Cup opening ceremony.

published on : 15th June 2018

Donald Trump indicates his willingness to meet Vladimir Putin

Trump has repeatedly expressed a willingness to deal with Putin in spite of Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 elections.

published on : 15th June 2018

Saudis to hold players 'accountable' for FIFA World Cup drubbing against Russia

Russia defied expectations as the lowest-ranked side in the tournament by thrashing Saudi Arabia 5-0 in front of an ecstatic home crowd in Moscow.

published on : 15th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: President Vladimir Putin on the ball as Russia gets ready to rock

With Putin leaving no stone unturned to portray ‘normal’ image, country eager to get rid of ‘cold and dreary’ tag during World Cup.

published on : 15th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia President Vladimir Putin congratulates coach Stanislav Cherchesov after emphatic win over Saudi Arabia

Putin smiled several times as he watched the game in a VIP box with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

published on : 15th June 2018

What they are saying at the FIFA World Cup

Vladimir Putin said love for football unites the entire world in one team, regardless of people's language or ideology.

published on : 15th June 2018

FIFA World Cup trophy displayed at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium

Outside the refurbished stadium, colourful crowds of fans danced and chanted, with a heavy police presence keeping order.

published on : 14th June 2018

Kremlin says Russian women will make own dating choices during FIFA World Cup

The Kremlin on Thursday rejected suggestions from a senior lawmaker that Russian women should not have sex with visiting World Cup fans, saying they would make up their own minds.

published on : 14th June 2018

FIFA World Cup kicks off in Russia

The World Cup kicked off in Russia Thursday as the host nation took on Saudi Arabia in front of 80,000 people in Moscow.

published on : 14th June 2018

Time for a Russian revelation

So far, Putin and his officials have gone overboard to ensure that the country presents its best face when fans start arriving

published on : 14th June 2018

Russian women should not sleep with FIFA World Cup guests, warns MP Tamara Pletneva

Tamara Pletneva told Govorit Moskva radio station she hoped women would not date visiting fans and get pregnant.

published on : 13th June 2018

Lebanese PM Saad Hariri in Moscow to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin

Riyadh has been a key ally of Hariri for years, but the relationship appeared to falter in late 2017 when Hariri announced his surprise resignation during a trip to the kingdom.

published on : 13th June 2018
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