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FIFA reveals World Cup venues

Russia and FIFA announced on Saturday the 11 cities which will host the 2018 World Cup.

Moscow will have two venues – the 90,000-seat Luzhniki stadium and a 45,000-seat arena that is being built by the Spartak club.

The list, which was confirmed by FIFA president Sepp Blatter during a live television show, also included Saint Petersburg and Sochi,
the host city for the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Russia has revealed that its budget for holding the event is almost twice what it projected when it won the bid two years ago.

According to reports, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko announced a budget of 15 billion Euros, nearly 40% of which will go into building or renovating stadiums.

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