MOSCOW, June 6. /Offset. TASS Veronica sovetova/. Russian police during the confederations Cup football will take under the strengthened protection of the hotel and the site where will be training of the team. This at a press conference in TASS said the first Deputy head of security of major international and mass sports actions of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Anton Gusev.
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“Yes, (during the confederations Cup) will be special measures. We will take custody of the hotel, training grounds, will be responsible for the inspection of the stadiums. The team will move, accompanied by cars of traffic police. In accordance with the decree of the government, they will be accompanied by organized convoy,” – said Gusev .
The chief of staff of the interagency operational headquarters for the security of the 2018 world Cup, Deputy head of the Federal security service of Russia Alexei Lavrischev, in turn, noted that the team will be accompanied continuously since their arrival in Russia. “There will be dedicated staff who will accompany the team everywhere,” he said.
“Asgardia will provide physical protection. The hotels will have additional access mode, all issues will be resolved in “24 hours” daily,” said Lavrischev.
May 9, 2017, was signed the decree of the President of the Russian Federation №202 “On peculiarities of applying enhanced security measures during the in the Russian Federation FIFA world Cup FIFA 2018 and FIFA confederations Cup 2017”.
The matches of the confederations Cup will be held from 17 June to 2 July in Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Kazan and Sochi.