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Putin: World Cup stadiums should remain soccer venues

Putin: World Cup stadiums should remain soccer venues

Russia hosted the World Cup in 11 cities in June and July without any major security or discriminatory incidents.

Despite criticism, Trump looks to next Putin meeting

Despite criticism, Trump looks to next Putin meeting

The Republican president accused the media of distorting comments in which he gave credence to Putin's denials of election interference.

Trump says Putin summit 'even better' than Nato meeting

Trump says Putin summit 'even better' than Nato meeting

Trump's news conference alongside Putin drew fire from members of both political parties.

Targeted by 25mn cyber-attacks' during World Cup: Putin

Targeted by 25mn cyber-attacks' during World Cup: Putin

Russia was the target of almost 25 million cyber-attacks during the World Cup, President Vladimir Putin said, though he did not indicate who may have been behind the attacks.

Amir: 2022 World Cup Qatar a tournament for all Arabs

Amir: 2022 World Cup Qatar a tournament for all Arabs

Vladimir Putin welcomed His Highness the Amir and congratulated him for officially receiving the 2022 FIFA World Cup host's mantle.

Amir receives host's mantle of 2022 FIFA World Cup

Amir receives host's mantle of 2022 FIFA World Cup

His Highness the Amir extended congratulations to the Russian president and the Russian people for the success of organising the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Macron congratulates Putin for hosting 'perfect' World Cup

Macron congratulates Putin for hosting 'perfect' World Cup

Macron and his wife Brigitte met the Russian leader at the Kremlin on Sunday afternoon before the match.

Amir, Putin, Macron to attend WC final

Amir, Putin, Macron to attend WC final

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend the World Cup final between France and Croatia in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium today, official sources said.

FIFA president Infantino celebrates 'best World Cup' ever

FIFA president Infantino celebrates 'best World Cup' ever

Gianni Infantino said preconceived notions of the country had been changed by the positive experiences of more than one million fans who had visited.

FIFA chief says 'we all fell in love with Russia'

FIFA chief says 'we all fell in love with Russia'

Football fever has spread throughout Russia, especially after the hosts' win against Spain last week to reach the quarter-finals.

Putin-Trump summit on agenda as Bolton holds talks

Putin-Trump summit on agenda as Bolton holds talks

The Tass news agency reported that Bolton had discussed potential cooperation between the two countries' security councils with Yuri Averyanov, the first deputy secretary of Russia's Security Council.

World Cup kicks off in Russia, Putin opens tournament

World Cup kicks off in Russia, Putin opens tournament

Russia is spending more than $13bn on hosting football's showpiece, the most important event in the country since the 1980 Moscow Summer Olympics.