1st Vice-Premier of Russia Igor Shuvalov in the process of working trip to Volgograd region will inspect the preparation of the area to host the matches of the world football Championship in 2018, reports the press service of the regional administration.
1st Deputy head of the Cabinet of Ministers, which oversees the Cabinet preparations for the 2018 world Cup, visit the international airport of Volgograd, where he will see the construction of a new passenger terminal. Then He will visit the site where the stadium is being built for the 2018 world Cup, the new Park Inn by Radisson, and then hold in the administration area meeting in the Championship. To accompany Igor Shuvalov will be the Minister of sport Vitaly Mutko and the Governor of the Volgograd region Andrey Bocharov, reports news Agency.
Russia had the opportunity to host the world Cup on 2 December 2010 at the meeting of the Executive Committee of FIFA. Tournament matches will be held from June 14 to July fifteen 2018 at 12 stadiums in eleven cities of Russia: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Yekaterinburg, Samara, Sochi and Rostov-on-don. Preliminary draw for the 2018 world Cup will be held in the Konstantinovsky Palace in St. Petersburg on July 25. One of the stadiums - Volgograd "arena-Win" 45 thousand Places - build Firm Stroytransgaz, which is owned by Gennady Timchenko. First of Timchenko said that are not going to build the arena, if the state will not increase the assessment of construction with fifteen to 17 billion rubles. According to his statement, 17 billion is the minimum that is necessary, that the Company has reached zero. In 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted the decree on budgetary investment in the construction of the stadium in Volgograd in volume 16, 5 billion. However, the results of the examination of the authorities of the region, in addition to the construction of the stadium Volgograd is also expected to be addressed in preparation for the 2018 world Cup, the strengthening of banks of the Volga river, waterfront restoration, lateral strip of the highway along the Volga. In total budgetary payment, the construction of stadiums for the world Cup 2018 defined in 2010 is ? 300 billion. However, the preparations for the world Cup 2018 in Russia is accompanied by constant pressure from many Western countries. The number of us senators on Wednesday wanted to get from the head of FIFA Joseph Blatter to convene an emergency meeting of the FIFA " to consider the possibility of excluding Russia privilege to host the world Cup in 2018 ". Among the signatories of the letter - influential senators John Sidney McCain, Richard Durbin, Marco Rubio and Menendez, who yesterday were formulated guilty verdicts in bribery. FIFA later rejected the request of U.S. senators, once again called on people not to mix sports and politics. Before the head of FIFA Joseph Blatter said that holding the 2018 world Cup in Russia will only increase safety in the area. March 20, FIFA asked the world's politicians not to interfere in the Affairs of the organization this message was in response to the recent call by the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to ignore the world Cup 2018 in Russia. In prosesi Monday President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said on the call of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to ignore the world championship football, which must undergo in Russia in 2018. Remember, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the world Cup 2018 in Russia ought to ignore as long as long as the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine will not be settled." I think that it is necessary to talk about the boycott of the world Cup. As long as Russian troops are in the Ukraine, I think the holding of a world championship in this country unthinkable, " Poroshenko said in the interview to the German newspaper Bild. He added that the policy should not have a relationship to the sport, but as long as the situation in the Donbas not settled, successful football team from Donetsk "Shakhtar" has to train for 1, 2 thousand Miles away from his hometown, in Lviv. March 13, Vice-President of the international football Federation (FIFA) Jeffrey Webb said that the world championship football "can not be performed in the current environment" - " to make the most of the educational work." True, He was referring to the problem of racism. In November of last year, the FIFA Secretary General j?r?me Walke said that the world Cup 2018 in Russia is not obliged be used for political purposes. Russia won the right to host the 2018 world Cup event held on 2 December 2010.