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World Cup Improves the Image of Russia Across the World

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Arkady Dvorkovic, chairman of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Organizing Committee, said Russia’s hosting of the World Cup had improved the image of the country to the world.

“The image of Russia is now very close to the reality of this country,” he said in a speech in the Moscow capital, the state-run Tass news agency reported.

“Russia has changed its reputation,” and added. “Russia is, in fact, better than many, especially in the West.”

Russia has already allocated more than $ 11 billion to host this huge tournament, with funds earmarked for the construction or renovation of several sports facilities.

Russian officials praised the developments and stressed that they would promote the sport and its benefits over a long period of time.

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