Putin discussed with the security Council preparations for the world Cup

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Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed on Thursday with the permanent members of the security Council of Russia issues on the domestic agenda, including preparations for the world Cup, reported the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.

Putin discussed with the security Council preparations for the world Cup© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotobabble 460 people were in the «black lists» of the 2018 world Cup, they have not received fan-ID»was discussed current issues of Russian domestic socio-economic agenda,» he said. «The sides also discussed issues related to preparations for the world Cup,» added the spokesman.

«Putin also informed members of the security Council on his contacts on the sidelines of SPIEF, in particular, held talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President of France Emmanuel Makron» — said Peskov.

The meeting was attended by the speakers of both boards of the Parliament Valentina Matvienko, Vyacheslav Volodin, the head of the Kremlin administration Anton Vaino, security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, heads of the FSB and SVR, Alexander Bortnikov, and Sergei Naryshkin, as well as the President’s special representative for environmental issues, ecology and transport Sergei Ivanov.

The world Cup will be held in Russia from 14 June to 15 July. The matches will be held at 12 stadiums in 11 Russian cities: Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-don, Sochi, Kazan, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Nizhny Novgorod and Yekaterinburg.

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