Russian Deputies Prioritize Visa-Free Entry Law for World Cup Fans

Lynette Rowe
July 18, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday handed over mantle of the World Cup host to the emir of Qatar whose country will stage the 2022 edition of the tournament.

Vladimir Putin also said that foreign supporters who now have ID cards will be able to benefit from multiple entries into Russian Federation without a visa until the end of the year.

"The review [of the bill] will be prioritized", State Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said, adding that the legislation should be reviewed by July 26.

Qatar will host an exceptional FIFA World Cup in 2022, surprising the world with its state-of-the-art and exquisite stadiums, a number of Qatari senior professionals have stressed.

The key power houses of these matches were France and Brazil, who managed to gain to highest amount of finals matchups in the game.

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"Although it will be hard to repeat that success as we're a small country, but we are very keen on sport", he said.

The FIFA World Cup 2018 drama not just unfolded on the pitch in Russian Federation but was also played out on Twitter in a massive way. "The extensive preparation, both before and during the tournament, coordinated and guided by the chairman of the FIFA Referees Committee Pierluigi Collina and FIFA's Director of Refereeing, Massimo Busacca, has produced outstanding results and I am proud to have been part of this team".

The proposal was put forward by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets, who said the technology "has shown its worth".

The country selected 11 host cities to be the venues for the matches of the 2018 World Cup and they were Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Samara.

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