The alcohol trade in Moscow will be limited from midnight Saturday, June 17, two days in a radius of two kilometers from the stadium “Open arena”. This is due to the upcoming football match of the confederations Cup between Cameroon and Chile, reported on the official portal of the mayor of the capital.
In addition to strong alcohol, a temporary ban will be alcoholic beverages including beer and soft drinks in glass containers. The Prefecture has notified all the outlets in the area.
Similar measures would be adopted on 20-21 June (match Russia — Portugal)? June 24-25 (Chile — Australia) and 1 — July 2 (match for third place).
25 may it was reported that the interior Ministry authorized the sale of beer in plastic containers in the confederations Cup. In the Ministry noted that the control over the prohibition of sale of alcoholic beverages during football games is vested in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, in which the game will take place — Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi (Krasnodar region), Kazan (Republic of Tatarstan).
The tournament will take place from 17 June to 2 July 2017. Team Russia will play in group A, where its rivals will be teams of Portugal, Mexico and New Zealand. The group will play the teams of Germany, Chile, Australia and Cameroon.