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Russia hopes 2018 World Cup will dispel stereotypes

AFP, MOSCOW

“The railway is just one of the modes of transportation of the fans to the venues,” Sorokin said. “Yekaterinburg is a big city with a modern airport and we expect no problems with delivering the fans there.”

“Compared to the 2014 World Cup hosts Brazil — where the distance between the host cities reaches 3,000km — Yekaterinburg is placed not so far, just 1,000 miles [1,609km] away from Moscow,” he added.

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