Contents tagged with Confederations Cup

  • Human rights advocates accused Russia of exploiting workers at the stadiums built for World Cup 2018

    International human rights organization, Human Rights Watch, said that workers building stadiums for the World Cup and the Confederations Cup in Russia are being exploited, according to a statement issued by HRW.

    As follows from the report by the human rights advocates, the salary of workers at six stadiums was paid late or not at all. In addition, they were forced to work without additional protection when the temperature was minus 25 degrees Celsius. Many worked without an employment …

  • Putin imposed restrictions on rallies during the FIFA Confederations Cup and 2018 World Cup

    On Tuesday, May 9, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on strengthening security measures for the duration of the Confederations Cup in Russia under the auspices of FIFA and the World Cup next year. The corresponding document was published on Wednesday, May 10, on the official Internet portal of legal information.

    The decision will be effective from June 1 to July 12, 2017 and from May 25 to July 25, 2018.

    Where football events are concerned, Putin determined that “all assemblies, …