MOSCOW, Jul 16 - R-Sport. No penalties will not prevent the holding of the FIFA world Cup 2018 in Russia, prepared the program of import substitution, said the Minister of sport Vitaly Mutko.
The 2018 FIFA world Cup will be held from June 14 to July fifteen at 12 stadiums in eleven cities of Russia: Moscow, Kaliningrad, St. Petersburg, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-don, Sochi and Yekaterinburg.
The Russian authorities want to optimize the expenditure on the construction of stadiums for the world Cup. Before Mutko said That in order to try not to increase the Price of stadiums under construction a number of measures, including import substitution. Customers and performers are asked to enter the changes to the project on the issue of replacements of those imported parts, equipment, technologies, which can be replaced by a Russian.
"Did a great program on import substitution, No penalties will not prevent, as the steamer going forward," said Mutko correspondents.
in April the Minister said That the Cost of construction of the arena for the world Cup in Samara can grow from 13 to 16 billion rubles." As for the Samara stadium, We will add the amount due to the fact That there's something more expensive. They came first from the examination, and the examination did not take into account the appreciation. No increases in the budget, and eventually the money will be in the General budget of the world Cup. We found savings That will not be in every city to build four training grounds. Us FIFA went forward, in this little economy.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. EU countries, USA and Canada in the spring of the past year have introduced against Russia 1st batch of sentences, then it was expanded. In response, Russia in the last month of summer 2014 has imposed retaliatory punishment which has spread to the products of the agricultural sector from the USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.