Stadium “Kaliningrad Arena”

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KALININGRAD, 29 Dec. /TASS/. The authorities of the Kaliningrad region has fulfilled the obligation to prepare the infrastructure of the stadium for the world Cup 2018 on the island of October. This was reported on Friday the press-service of the regional government.

“All the work in their part of the construction site of the arena we have completed: the stadium is fully provided with electricity, heat, water” – leads the press service quoted the head of the region Anton Alikhanov.

The Governor added that the pace of training facilities on the island October “do not call any fears”. The degree of readiness of the road network on the island, according to him, more than 76% of contractors on 86% of the performed works on arrangement of car parks and transport interchange hub near the stadium .

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Alikhanov noted the high readiness of the Ceremonial promenade on the banks of the river Pregel, which includes road, pedestrian and bike paths, installed railings of ramps and stairs, small architectural forms, as well as active work to strengthen the banks of the river.

“Front promenade is almost completed, work has already begun on landscaping the other part of the coast, which is adjacent to the Second trestle bridge. Now no worries about holding structures and generally prepare the island for the world Cup I do not see” – said the chief Executive officer.

World Cup 2018 will be held from 14 June to 15 July at 12 stadiums in 11 cities of Russia. Kaliningrad will host matches of Croatia – Nigeria (group D, June 16), Serbia – Switzerland (group E, June 22), Spain – Morocco (group B, June 25), England – Belgium (group G, June 28).