Russia 14/11/2017 Spain
Russia 27/03/2018 France
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Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko's lifetime Olympic ban will not affect his World Cup involvement, Russia's UEFA executive committee member Alexei Sorokin told AFP on Thursday....
Russia breathed a collective sigh of relief on Friday after avoiding Spain and looking like favourites to make it out of their group in their first home World Cup....
The World Cup draw in the Kremlin on Friday launches Russia's bid to turn a page on its history of football hooliganism and racism while warding off a terror threat linked to Moscow's intervention in Syria....
Appointed as Russia's new coach right after their Euro 2016 disaster, Stanislav Cherchesov knew he was facing an uphill task. Now he has seven months to turn next year's World Cup hosts into viable opponents....
Russia is gearing up to host the World Cup for the first time while facing the herculean task of eradicating racism and hooliganism and warding off the threat of a terror attack....