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Russian Sports Minister says 'no risk' of Russia losing 2018 World Cup - RIA
May 28, 2015 / 10:53 AM / 2 years ago

Russian Sports Minister says 'no risk' of Russia losing 2018 World Cup - RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Thursday there was "no risk" of Russia losing the right to host the 2018 football World Cup after Swiss investigators opened a criminal investigation into the bidding process.

"There is no risk of losing the World Cup," Mutko was quoted as saying by RIA news agency.

Reporting by Katya Golubkova and Jack Stubbs; Editing by Gabriela Baczynska

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