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Here's how far every team in the World Cup will have to travel - and one team is at a significant disadvantage

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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The 2018 World Cup is here and the tournament's matches will be played in 12 arenas across 11 cities .
Russia is the largest country on the planet, making traveling between games more difficult compared to World Cups of the past.
Andrew Beaton at the Wall Street Journal estimated the total distance traveled for each team in the tournament based on their base camp and the locations of their three matches of the group stage.
As you'll see, some teams will have fairly reasonable travel demands to make it from match to match, while some others will have a far tougher...
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Some of the militias guarding the World Cup have members who fought in Russia's secret foreign wars

Some of the militias guarding the World Cup have members who fought in Russia's secret foreign wars

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Thomson Reuters ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia - Russian paramilitary units providing security for the soccer World Cup included among their members Cossack fighters who took part in clandestine campaigns in Ukraine and Syria that Kiev and Washington condemn as backed by Moscow.
More than 800 members of at least six local Cossack organizations will patrol the streets, fan zones and team bases during the five-week tournament starting on Thursday, according to Cossack leaders and regional officials.
In some places in Russia they will also work on match days as stewards or volunteers, the Cossack...
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Here is the full schedule for the 2018 World Cup

Here is the full schedule for the 2018 World Cup

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Hannah Mckay/Reuters
The 2018 World Cup in Russia kicks off on Thursday and will go for more than a month, ending with the final on July 15.
The tournament kicks off on the first day with the opening ceremony and host country, Russia, facing Saudi Arabia.
The tournament matches will take place in 11 different Russian cities .
You can see the full schedule below, which will be updated throughout the tournament with results.
The 2018 World Cup kicks off in Russia on Thursday with the opening ceremony and the opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
Below is a look at the entire...
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These photos show how the World Cup is being used to whitewash everything terrible about Russia

These photos show how the World Cup is being used to whitewash everything terrible about Russia

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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The World Cup is an event that brings together millions of people across the planet, and a lot of kudos to its hosts.
But in 2018 the tournament is in Russia, a country with extremely serious problems.
Russian leaders, including Putin and Chechen warlord Ramzan Kadyrov, have been basking in the publicity and burnishing their image.
Photos of soccer heroes standing next to Russia's elite are a clear symbol of how the sporting event is being turned to political ends.
If you stand accused of involvement in torture, kidnapping, and murder , one thing is clear - you have a public...
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