Cossacks patrolling the streets and fan zones at the World Cup in Russia have fought in eastern Ukraine, Syria

Map. History of Fifa 2018 conflict

20 July 2018
Lebanese PM Saad Hariri selfies in Moscow at WorldCup1 month ago
Lebanese PM Saad Hariri selfies in Moscow at #WorldCup
In new video, Navalny says winners of WorldCup already known: the main contractors are Putin's friends1 month ago
In new video, Navalny says winners of #WorldCup already known: the main contractors are Putin's friends
In new video, Navalny says winners of WorldCup already known: the main contractors are Putin's friends
Lukashenko of Belarus has arrived in Russia for WorldCup1 month ago
Lukashenko of Belarus has arrived in Russia for #WorldCup
1 month ago
Russian Black Sea Fleet is on Combat alert until the end of #WorldCup
Banner in support of Oleg Sentsov near Luzhniki stadium today1 month ago
Banner in support of Oleg Sentsov near Luzhniki stadium today
Robbie Williams and Aida Garifullina open WorldCup in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium.1 month ago
Robbie Williams and Aida Garifullina open WorldCup in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium.
1 month ago
Peter Tatchell has been released from Moscow police, he has been bailed
Photo: @PeterTatchell holds banner Putin fails to act against Chechnya torture of gay people just before he was detained1 month ago
Photo: @PeterTatchell holds banner "Putin fails to act against Chechnya torture of gay people" just before he was detained
LGBT activist Peter Tatchell @PeterTatchell detained near Red Square1 month ago
LGBT activist Peter Tatchell @PeterTatchell detained near Red Square
1 month ago
The activist Kiril Kotov was arrested for 15 days for picketing against World Cup 2018
1 month ago
Kremlin: backing for Syrian de-escalation unrelated to World Cup
Cossacks patrolling the streets and fan zones at the World Cup in Russia have fought in eastern Ukraine, Syria
Smoke from forest fires covers a village in Irkutsk. Some of the firefighting helicopters have been taken away from Siberia for the World Cup.
President of Bolivia Evo Morales visits Putin1 month ago
President of Bolivia Evo Morales visits Putin
Map of 16 host cities of World Cup 2026
1 month ago
Reports of electrical blackout in central Simferopol'
Spain name Fernando Hierro as coach for World Cup
Egypt says will "oblige" FIFA to let it broadcast World Cup games
1 month ago
The head of the Russian parliament's family committee Tamara Pletneva warns Russian women against sleeping with foreign men at the World Cup. Leads to broken families, especially if the father is "of a different race".
The 2026 World Cup will be held in the U.S.A, Mexico and Canada. Of the 80 matches, 10 will be held in Canada, 10 in Mexico and 60 in the U.S including the final, at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey The North American bid defeated its only challenger, Morocco, by a vote of 134-65.
1 month ago
United States, Mexico and Canada wins the hosting of the 2026 World Cup
1 month ago
Putin to meet with N. Korean supreme people's assembly presidium president Kim Yong Nam, who will attend FIFA world cup opening ceremony - Peskov
1 month ago
Putin today holds talks with Pashinyan and Aliyev
Spanish football federation has announced that Julen Lopetegui has been sacked as Spain coach
Spain sacks manager Lopetegui two days before first World Cup match against Portugal.
Moldovan President Igor Dodon has arrived in Moscow for World Cup1 month ago
Moldovan President Igor Dodon has arrived in Moscow for World Cup
Azerbaijan President Aliyev has arrived in Russia1 month ago
Azerbaijan President Aliyev has arrived in Russia
President Putin attends the Fifa Congress in Moscow during which the hosts of the 2026 World Cup will be announced.1 month ago
President Putin attends the Fifa Congress in Moscow during which the hosts of the 2026 World Cup will be announced.
1 month ago
The Russian national currency Rubl is weakening, the dollar exchange rate has exceeded 63 rubles per 1 USD
U.S. counterintelligence official warns World Cup travellers' devices could be hacked
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