Anton Alikhanov

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KALININGRAD, June 15. /TASS/. Youthful sports school on football will be able to use the stadium, which is being built in Kaliningrad for the world Cup in 2018, after completion of construction. This was announced Thursday by TASS, the acting Governor of the Kaliningrad region Anton chief Executive officer, commenting on the corresponding question posed during a “Straight line” President Vladimir Putin.

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“Of course, Yes (will use the stadium). At the end of the season we saved our football club “Baltika” and will actively develop and seek to have it released in RFPL (Russian football Premier League). There is a stadium that will be completed at the end of this year, he deserves to spend the high-level matches, the Premier League level. And, of course, our young guys, we have a good football school, will necessarily make use of this infrastructure, which is created as part of the championship,” he said.

A contract in the amount of 17 billion 362 million to Finance construction of the arena was signed in December 2015, with the company “Crocus international”. In a press-service of the regional government said that the construction of the stadium in Kaliningrad is progressing according to schedule. Work is underway on interior finishes, exterior cladding, formation of a football field, the construction of engineering infrastructure. The construction of the stadium at the site of 24.2 hectares and is calculated on 35 thousand places, must be completed by the end of 2017.