Vitaly Mutko

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MOSCOW, March 15. /TASS/. Chairman of the organizing Committee “Russia-2018”, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Vitaly Mutko was satisfied with the progress of construction of the Kaliningrad stadium, which will host matches of the world football championship 2018. Words Mutko reports the official portal for fans of the 2018 world Cup football

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“Construction of the stadium is in the timing that we planned, for some types of work it is even ahead of schedule, – said Mutko. – We have no doubts about the construction part. The readiness of the arena is approximately 60%. It was vitally important time to prepare the roof of the stadium to soon it could go into training for football turf . All engineering systems wound up here, virtually all questions about the construction beyond doubt, everything will be commissioned on time.”

Deputy Prime Minister noted the good pace of reconstruction of the Khrabrovo airport. “At the airport I can say is a huge breakthrough, it can be seen that the new owner, and the customer actively began its work, – said Mutko. – The limiting factor was the contractor, but now all questions are removed on the runway at full speed there are works. As for terminal, I’m pretty sure the airport will be commissioned in supplied by us are deadline – March 2018”.

World Cup 2018 will be held from 14 June to 15 July at 12 stadiums in Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Kazan, Sochi, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Kaliningrad, Yekaterinburg, Saransk, Volgograd and Rostov-on-don. Kaliningrad will host four matches in the group stage.

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