Contents tagged with World Cup Championship

  • Putin to meet with Netanyahu before FIFA World Cup semifinal

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet in Moscow on July 11, the Kremlin’s press service reported.

    “On July 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with the Prime Minister of the State of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu. They are expected to discuss current affairs relating to bilateral cooperation and the international agenda, including the Palestinian-Israeli settlement and the situation in Syria,” the report states.

    While in Moscow, …

  • Russia Prepared To Reduce Sanctions Against Turkey To Complete World Cup Projects

    The Kremlin is ready to reduce sanctions against Turkish construction companies in order to complete construction projects for the World Cup Championship that is to be held in the Russian Federation in 2018. The reduction of sanctions can affect about 30 Turkish construction companies. According to Kommersant, the total cost of these works is estimated at 60 billion rubles (approximately $784 million).

    Moreover, developers can be allowed to stay in Russia under the condition that they will …