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Scammed Nigerian Footballers Stranded in Russia After World Cup, NGO Says
Nigeria's consulate has reportedly refused to help the men, a local NGO said.
5,000 World Cup Fans Never Left Russia, Police Say
Around 650,000 foreigners took advantage of Russia’s Fan ID visa waiver system for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Russians, Putin Name Their Landmark Events of 2018
From the conflict with Ukraine to sports competitions, Russia saw no shortage of events that shaped the nation in 2018.
The Year in Review: 2018 in Memes
Here are the funniest memes that Russians produced in 2018.
Record Audience Watched 'Best World Cup Ever' in Russia, FIFA Says
FIFA said more than half of the global population aged four and over watched some part of the official coverage.
Mexico's World Cup Party Goes on as Fan Opens Bar in Russia
Mexican Carlos Rocka came to Russia months ago to cheer on his team at the soccer World Cup - and he liked it so much he's now opened a bar there.
Russia Thwarted Hooligans' Plot Against Foreign Fans at World Cup, Officials Say
The citizens of Senegal, Argentina, the United Kingdom and Poland were the potential targets of the nationalist attacks, Russian police said.
Spartak Moscow Fires Italian Coach Carrera
Spartak Moscow thanked Carrera for bringing the club its first league title since 2001 but said last season's results had been "unsatisfactory" and that...
Russian Football Players' Arrests Help Divert Attention From Putin's Problems
Some critics of the Kremlin say it is using the case of Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamayev to deflect attention from bigger problems.
Russian City Launches World Cup Preparations Tender, 3 Months After Final
Three entries on Tuesday announced auctions for street washers “in Yekaterinburg’s preparation for World Cup matches in 2018.”
Russia Received $15Bln Windfall From World Cup, Organizers Say
The knock-on effect could bring up to 210 billion rubles of annual revenue in the next five years, the report said.
Russian Footballer Cheryshev Cleared of Wrongdoing by Anti-Doping Agency
Spain's anti-doping agency has closed its investigation into Russian football player Denis Cheryshev.
Russian Footballer Cheryshev Investigated by Spanish Anti-Doping Agency
Cheryshev's father was quoted as saying his son had received an injection containing a "growth hormone."
News From Russia: What You Missed Over the Weekend
Visa-free travel for World Cup fans is signed into law, Russians see a bump in their wages and more news from the weekend.
U.S. and Chinese Fans Named Biggest Spenders at Russia World Cup — Visa
Mexicans were in third with 1 billion rubles ($16 million) spent during the tournament.
World Cup Fans Granted Visa-Free Entry to Russia Under Newly Passed Bill
“Fan ID holders will be able to return to Russia without visas until the end of the year,” the Duma said Thursday.
World Cup Was the Best Investment in Moscow’s History, Mayor Says
Broken park benches on Nikolskaya Ulitsa were a small price to pay for the budget boost of the World Cup, Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said.
World Cup Stewards to Be Disciplined Over Pussy Riot Protest
The performance was meant to show how "the state, in the form of the police, intrudes into people's lives."
What the World Cup Meant to Russia’s Kids
The monthlong tournament may be over, but Russia’s budding footballers see a lasting legacy.
What Will Russia Do With Its Giant World Cup Stadiums?
The hosts have been left with a herd of white elephants.
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