Deputy Prime Minister, Vitaly Mutko, who oversees the preparation of Russia to host the world Cup 2018 ahead of schedule completed the trip to Yekaterinburg. As reported Ura.ru the official arrived for the opening ceremony of the training stadium of Kalininets, but not out of the minibus.
Mutko went to meet the acting Governor of Sverdlovsk region Yevgeny Kuyvashev and the head of the city administration Alexander Jacob, but “there was a hitch, all the officials got in the car” to the Deputy Prime Minister and immediately left the stadium, “Vedomosti Ural”.
In Ekaterinburg the Deputy head of the government had time to explore Central stadium, reports the Agency “FederalPress”. This arena will host four group stage match of the world Cup.
The Director of the Department of information policy of the Sverdlovsk region Alexander Ivanov, explaining the situation, quoted the Deputy Minister of sports of Russia Pavel Novikov: “Vitaly on call Vladimir Putin flew to Moscow”.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is currently in Vladivostok. He’ll be there until 8 September inclusive, the press service of the Kremlin. “Vitaly, apparently, may be in radius from Moscow to Vladivostok”, — concludes Ura.ru.