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“Rostov-arena”, which will host five matches of the soccer world Cup, officially put into operation. After the world Cup its capacity will be reduced from 45 thousand to 37 thousand 868.

“It is a cozy stadium with a capacity of 45 thousand spectators. It is conveniently located, making it easily accessible for all residents. Sure, the stadium and landscaped area around it will become a favourite place of visiting of Rostov”, — quotes the Minister of sports of Russia Pavel Kolobkov, TASS.

The location of the future stadium has been selected the left Bank of the don river. The price of construction to $ 19.8 billion. the stadium will be Officially opened on 15 April, when it will be the match of the 26th round of the championship of Russia between “Rostov” and “SKA-Khabarovsk” .