The Baltic city of KaliningradVitaly Nevar / TASS
FIFA and the Russia 2018 organizing committee have agreed the names of the stadiums that will be hosting World Cup matches, soccer’s international governing body reported on its official website on Oct. 8. Most of the stadiums bear the names of the cities where they are located.
A major event like a football world championship offers a chance to places hitherto not widely known internationally to put themselves on the map and to showcase everything they have to offer. It may well be that by naming the stadiums the same as the cities where they are located Russia is trying to introduce the world to its regional and provincial centers.
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