YAROSLAVL, 12 Nov — RIA Novosti. The stadiums for the world Cup, which will be held in 2018 in Russia, will be constructed qualitatively and in time, said Saturday, Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“As for stadiums, I want to assure you that everything will be done in time and qualitatively,” — said Putin at the meeting with workers of the company “Autodiesel” in Yaroslavl.
The President reminded that the competition should be held in 11 Russian cities in 12 stadiums. “The where-there’s a some lag, but this is a temporary technological nature. Everything will be done”, — Putin said.
The first ever world Cup in Russia will take place from 14 June to 15 July 2018. The tournament matches will be played in Moscow, Kaliningrad, St. Petersburg, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-don, Sochi and Yekaterinburg.
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