Views of Moscow state University and Luzhniki stadium
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MOSCOW, may 8. /TASS/. Additional navigation signs leading to metro stations and public transport to the fan zone of the FIFA world Cup 2018 on the territory of Moscow state University (MSU), set in the capital. About it on Tuesday have informed in a press-service of the urban center.
In preparation of areas for fans on the Sparrow hills, the city’s utilities repair tile and asphalt and are sanitary cleaning of the Park area. “Organized extra navigation pointers to set the direction of the movement to the fanzone from the metro stations and stops of public transport,” – said the press service.
According to the Deputy mayor of Moscow Pyotr Biryukov, who leads the press service, may 9 in the zone for the fans at MSU are listed in the order of installation of outdoor lighting . “Here, orderly distribution network, carried out the dismantling of junk cables, and the installation of washed and painted,” – said the press service.
In preparation for the 2018 world Cup in the capital will also be undertaken to repair the road surface 19 feature about 230 signs urban navigation and feature 9 theme flower beds. The largest flower garden with an area of 150 thousand square meters on the Volokolamsk highway decorated with a logo of the tournament, added the press service.
It was previously reported that the initiative group of students of Moscow state University asked the organizing Committee of the 2018 world Cup moved Moscow fan zone from Sparrow hills to another site, as its placement will not interfere with the educational process. The venue for the festival fans in Moscow was originally designed by 42.5 thousand persons, however, as reported by the General Director of the organizing Committee “Russia-2018” Alexei Sorokin, its capacity will be reduced. The site itself will be moved away from MSU for 300 meters.
The world Cup will be held in 11 Russian cities from June 14 to July 15. In Moscow at the two stadiums will host eight games of the group stage, including the opening match, two meetings of the 1/8 finals, semi-finals and finals.