Construction began in 2015.
61 Rostov-on-Don: Rostov Arena.The construction of the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium commenced in 2015.Petersburg Main article: 2018 fifa World Cup Group B Source: fifa ( ) geschenk dissertation 18:00 MSK ( UTC3 ) ( ) 21:00 MSK ( UTC3 ) ( ) 15:00 MSK ( UTC3 ) ( ) 21:00 MSK ( UTC3 ) ( ) 21:00 MSK ( UTC3.( ) 15:00 MSK ( UTC3 ) ( ) 18:00 MSK ( UTC3 ) ( ) 20:00 yekt ( UTC5 ) ( ) 21:00 MSK ( UTC3 ) ( ) 17:00 MSK ( UTC3 ) ( ) 18:00 samt ( UTC4 ) Knockout stage Russia.Teams in each group played one another in a round-robin basis, with the top two teams of each group advancing to the knockout stage.82 As part of the program for preparation to the 2018 fifa World Cup, a federal sub-program "Construction and Renovation of Transport Infrastructure" was implemented with a total budget of 352.5 billion rubles, with 170.3 billion coming from the federal budget,.1 billion from regional budgets, and 147.1 billion.They were satisfied with the progress.55 The final choice of host cities was announced on 29 September 2012." 2018, world Cup" redirects here.80 Infrastructure spending Platov International Airport in Rostov-on-Don was upgraded with automated air traffic control systems, modern surveillance, navigation, communication, control, and meteorological support systems.
The stadium construction was completed on 22 December 2017.
36 Officiating Main article: 2018 fifa World Cup officials On, fifa released the list of 36 referees and 63 assistant referees selected to oversee matches.

Afterwards, it was renovated in preparation for the 2017 fifa Confederations Cup and 2018 World Cup.43 44 VAR operations for all games are operating from a single headquarters in Moscow, which receives live video of the games and are in radio contact with the on-field referees.The opening was rescheduled to 2017.It has since hosted the 2015 World Aquatics Championship and the 2017 fifa Confederations Cup.The stadium serves as a home arena to FC Rubin Kazan.The stadium is a home arena to its namesake FC Spartak Moscow.It is the first time three Nordic countries (Denmark, Iceland and Sweden) and four Arab nations (Egypt, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia) have qualified for the World Cup.As such, there were eventually four bids for the 2018 fifa World Cup, two of which were joint bids: England, Russia, Netherlands/Belgium, and Portugal/Spain.
89 Volunteers Volunteer flag bearers on the field prior to Belgium 's (flag depicted) group stage match against Tunisia Volunteer applications to the Russia 2018 Local Organising Committee opened on The 2018 fifa World Cup Russia Volunteer Program received about 177,000 applications, 90 and engaged.