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Putin set to jet to Zurich if Russia wins 2018 World Cup bid

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Putin set to jet to Zurich if Russia wins 2018 World Cup bid

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December 02, 2010 (KATAKAMI / RIA NOVOSTI) — Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will immediately depart for Zurich if Russia wins the bid to host the 2018 World Cup, due to be announced on Wednesday evening, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday.

On Wednesday Putin announced that he would not join the Russian delegation in Switzerland as he did not want put pressure on the FIFA executives making the decision.

England, Portugal and Spain (jointly), and Belgium and the Netherlands (jointly) are the other candidates bidding to hold one of the biggest events in the sporting calendar.

The bidding countries have already delivered their presentations in Zurich, with Russia being the last one to make the presentation. FIFA is set to announce its decision at 18:00 Moscow time (15:00 GMT). (*)

 
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