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Chechnya to Host World Cup Finalist Team

Expand A general view shows Volgograd Arena, the stadium under construction which will host matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, in the city of Volgograd, Russia February 2, 2018. © 2018 Reuters FIFA has made a surprising choice in authorizing a World Cup 2018 training camp in Chechnya, recent news reports reveal. Egypt’s national football team, a World Cup finalist, selected Grozny, Chechnya’s capital, for its base during the tournament out of dozens of options. Chechnya’s leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, exerts a ruthless grip on the region where extrajudicial killings, torture, enforced disappearances…

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