Infantino: "The World Cup has changed the perception of the world towards Russia. I think everyone who has been here for some time has discovered a welcoming country"

Map. History of Fifa 2018 conflict

20 July 2018
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FIFA have announced that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will take place between November 21st and December 18th.
After meetings in Zagreb, SecDef Mattis wears Croatian soccer scarf in photo op, handed out by the country's Minister of Defense.
France to deploy 110,000 police over WorldCup weekend: minister
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FIFA President Infantino: "A big, big thank you to Russia a big thanks to the Russian government to President Putin"
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Infantino: "The World Cup has changed the perception of the world towards Russia. I think everyone who has been here for some time has discovered a welcoming country"
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Metropolitan Police: Although it's a disappointing result, we are asking people to act responsibly and avoid any criminal behaviour. Any acts of vandalism such as damage to vehicles will be thoroughly investigated
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Every time Vida gets the ball for Croatia he gets deafening boos from the Russian crowd here — for his Glory to Ukraine comment
Ukrainian MFA: We condemn amorality of @FIFAcom and groundless persecution of Vukojevic and Vida. It's a shameful disrespect to millions of fans in Ukraine, Croatia and other countries SlavaUkraini1 week ago
Ukrainian MFA: We condemn amorality of @FIFAcom and groundless persecution of Vukojevic and Vida. It's a shameful disrespect to millions of fans in Ukraine, Croatia and other countries #SlavaUkraini
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The Ukrainian Football Federation condemned harassment of the Croatian football player in Russia
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Peskov: Putin and Macron will not meet at football game
Croatian defender Vida and former Dynamo Kyiv player, gives the "Glory To Ukraine" greeting after victory over Russia
Flooding in Sochi
Flooding in Adler/Sochi today
Flooding in Adler/Sochi today
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Russia's @Sberbank agrees a debt settlement deal with Agrokor, Croatia's indebted food producer and retailer. This averts Agrokor's bankruptcy and saves 60,000 jobs
Video: car hit a crowd in Sochi
Video: car hit a crowd in Sochi
Car collides with pedestrians in Russian World Cup host city of Sochi, one person died
2 week ago
Kremlin says images of Russians celebrating soccer world cup win against Spain on were in many respects comparable to celebrations after end of World War 2
In Voronezh police beat a fan who jumped up on to one of their vans to celebrate.
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FIFA fines World Cup hosts Russia for discriminatory banner
First game of Fifa 2018 play-off between France and Argentina is about to start at Kazan' Arena
Pope Francisco received today the president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, in a meeting of 36 minutes in which the pontiff stressed the duty to "work for a world of solidarity and peace" and even talked about the World Cup.
Police forces disperse fans at Mo Salah 's house in Cairo
Moscow's Domodedovo airport says person detained at airport said he had an explosive device
Putin-Bolton meeting has started in Kremlin. Bolton said he looks forward to hearing how you handled the World Cup so successfully. Putin flashed a big smile.3 week ago
Putin-Bolton meeting has started in Kremlin. Bolton said he looks forward to hearing "how you handled the World Cup so successfully." Putin flashed a big smile.
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Boris Johnson tells the Commons that England football fans should "not let their hopes get away with them"
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Report: Putin invites Netanyahu, Abbas to attend World Cup final
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Putin invited several world leaders to attend the world cup final. Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas announced this morning he is going to attend.
PM Netanyahu is looking into the possibility of attending the World Cup final in Moscow on July 15th. Israeli officials tell Netanyahu was invited by Putin to attend and there is likelihood he will accept it
"Liverpool's Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah has been granted honorary citizenship of Chechnya by its leader Ramzan Kadyrov at a farewell banquet for the eliminated World Cup side."
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Swiss players of Kosovar origin Xhaka and Shaqiri have drawn FIFA's scrutiny for pro-Kosovo goal celebrations after scoring against Serbia, whose government has not recognised Kosovo's independence
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