Discover true Russia

 
Discover true Russia
Welcome2018 will show you the best 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia host cities have to offer
Discover true Russia
Welcome2018 will show you the best 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ host cities have to offer
Welcome2018.com is the official information and service website which assists fans of the 2018 World Cup in planning their trip to Russia and discover its rich culture, history, athletic prowess, magnificent nature and developed infrastructure.
Welcome2018.com is the official information and service website which assists fans of the 2018 World Cup in planning their trip to Russia and discover its rich culture, history, athletic prowess, magnificent nature and developed infrastructure.
Press tour programme
August 18-20. Ekaterinburg
August 20-21. Rostov-on-Don
August 21-22. Volgograd
August 22-24. Samara
August 24-25. Saransk
August 25-27. Nizhny Novgorod
August 27-28. Kaliningrad
August 28-29. Moscow
AUGUST 18-20. EKATERINBURG
Ekaterinburg is the capital of Ural, a territory full of natural treasures such as oil, gas, gold mines and Europe's largest emerald deposit.
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AUGUST 20-21. ROSTOV-ON-DON
The story of the Don Cossacks, delectable fish and all the traditions of a large trading port: Rostov-on-Don treats visitors to the flavours of the Russian south.
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AUGUST 21-22. VOLGOGRAD
Volgograd is a sunny and hospitable city whose residents love fishing, football, boat rides and beaches.
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AUGUST 22-24. SAMARA
Boris Pasternak wrote: "Samara is the best, the most sinful, most elegant and most comfortable part of Moscow, cut out from the city and transplanted on the banks of the Volga."
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August 24-25. Saransk
Saransk is a town of myths and legends, with a chequered past and big plans for the future. By the FIFA World Cup arrives here, the myths of Saransk will have been transformed into architecture.
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August 25-27. Nizhny Novgorod
The residents of Nizhny Novgorod like to point out that their city is a close neighbour of Moscow. It's located less than 400 km (250 mi) away and takes an hour by plane or four hours by high-speed train to get there.
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August 27-28. Kaliningrad
The Teutonic Order and the legendary Baron Munchhausen, iconic philosopher Immanuel Kant and writer and composer Ernst Hoffman. They have each left their mark on the history of Kaliningrad.
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August 28-29. Moscow
Moscow is a city that requires epithets and proverbs. It has been called white-walled and gold-domed, ancient and youthful, hospitable and business-like, solemn and merry and bustling all at once. A sun, feeding life, which spins around it. In other words, a true capital.
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