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Nizhny Novgorod offered food to workers in bid to finish World Cup stadium on time

By ethan / May 14, 2018

Authorities in Nizhny Novgorod offered free food and accommodation to workers in a bid to complete construction on the city’s World Cup Russia 2018 host stadium, Reuters reports. Read more The 45,000-capacity Nizhny Novgorod Stadium is one of the 12 venues that will host the tournament across 11 Russian cities, and it will hold England’s […]


Can they kick it? Football in Nizhny Novgorod wearing Valenki boots

By ethan / January 22, 2018

Ever wanted to play football in the snow but worry that your feet would be too cold? Well, football fanatics in Nizhny Novgorod have braved the Russian winter to have a kickaround with authentic, warm Russian Valenki boots. Valenki – meaning felt boots – are traditional Russian footwear made especially to withstand the biting cold […]

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