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Russia Opens Information Center at London Tourism Office Ahead Of 2018 World Cup

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 16 / 17

Russia opened an information center at its tourist office in London "in a bid to calm England fans' fears about hooligans at next year's World Cup," according to Ben Rumsby of the London TELEGRAPH. There have "long been concerns of a repeat at the tournament of the sickening violence" that saw more ...

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