Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko promises to boost security measures at fan zones.
Sports minister and chairman of Russia's successful bid to host the 2018 World Cup under scrutiny over Wada allegations.
Suspended Fifa chief blames Platini for Fifa's ongoing troubles and says there is no chance that Russia will be stripped of the 2018 World Cup.
No evidence to suggest Russia acted improperly in its successful bid.
Vladimir Putin promises a warm welcome, as Sepp Blatter confirms Russia will host the 2018 finals.
Vocal critic of racism in Russian football will not appear at World Cup draw.
Significant increase in number of suspicious interactions.
Having kept a low profile since announcing his resignation. Sepp Blatter will make an appearance in St Petersburg.
Brazilian claims he did nothing wrong and received no money to vote for Qatar.
Russia won the right to host the 2018 World Cup, but if there was anything fraudlent about their bid, rival bidder Belgium would like its money back.