Russia has spent almost five times the original budget to prepare the city of Vladivostok for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit to be held in the city in September. The country has injected an estimated 679 billion rubles ($21 billion) into Vladivostok; partially to increase the number of facilities that will be left in the city after the summit. Auditors report that nearly all the construction had been completed by early June.
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