Pussy Riot activist Pyotr Verzilov "in hospital"Verzilov was one of the activists who invaded the World Cup final pitch.
19:10, 13 September 2018
Ukraine takes measures expecting inflow from Russia of World Cup fans turned illegal migrantsA number of illegal migrants used the sports event to get closer to EU borders.
09:40, 25 July 2018
France secure second title – FIFAGoals from Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe help secure victory.
20:55, 15 July 2018
Putin preparing for new large-scale aggression – expertAccording to Arestovych, Russia is not going to escalate the situation amid the 2018 World Cup.
10:37, 06 July 2018
A Siberian prisoner spoils Putin's extravaganza – NYTMr. Putin's regime alone is responsible for the assaults on Ukraine, for Mr. Sentsov's torture and phony trial and for whatever shadow Russia's actions cast over the soccer games.
14:27, 19 June 2018
Reuters: Militias guarding World Cup have links to Kremlin's foreign warsMore than 800 members of at least six local Cossack organizations will patrol the streets, fan zones and team bases during the five-week tournament.
21:55, 14 June 2018
Russia may violate doping laws at World Cup – U.S. anti-doping agencyRussia ignored four requests to inspect anti-doping lab, says WADA.
11:30, 14 June 2018
European Parliament to call on diplomats to boycott World Cup in Russia – mediaThe European Parliament will hold a debate and vote on a resolution related to violation of human rights in Russia.
13:10, 11 June 2018
Crimea is Ukraine: Ukrainian diplomats in UK demand The Times change Russia World Cup mapThe Embassy called the publication "unacceptable."
23:00, 09 June 2018
Expert deciphers Putin's latest threats to UkrainePresident of the Russian Federation earlier stated that any escalation in Donbas during FIFA World Cup 2018 hosted by Russia would have grave consequences for the Ukrainian statehood.
10:00, 09 June 2018
FIFA excludes Russian singer who backed Ukraine rebels – mediaChicherina was scheduled to perform on June 15 at a FIFA "fan zone" in the World Cup host city of Rostov-on-Don, close to the Ukrainian border.
14:20, 08 June 2018
Australian government joins U.K. in state boycott of World Cup in Russia – mediaThis week, Bishop confirmed to AAP there will would be no Australian representatives traveling to Russia.
12:40, 08 June 2018
Bloody Russia: World Cup 2018 host in series of powerful postersAs UNIAN reported earlier, Donbas may face "various kinds of changes" once World Cup 2018 in Russia is over.
11:00, 06 June 2018
Lufthansa apologizes, deletes embarrassing Russia World Cup ad shot in Kyiv (video)The company claimed that the video was shot in Kyiv due to a complicated procedure for getting a permit to film in Russia.
20:50, 04 June 2018
Donbas may face "various kinds of changes" once World Cup 2018 in Russia over – expertThe situation will be held back by Moscow until the football tournament finishes, General Romanenko believes.
11:20, 30 May 2018
Visiting Russia could end up in prison sentence for journalists: Human rights watchdogA Russian prosecutor has demanded a 14-year sentence for Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko on mystery spying charges in a "trial" heard before a closed court, the NGO recalls.
10:00, 29 May 2018
RFE/RL: EU lawmakers call for World Cup boycottA coordinated diplomatic boycott of the World Cup could be announced in the coming weeks.
00:57, 18 April 2018
Some EU states may boycott World Cup 2018 in Russia – journalistThe EU member states are also in talks on rolling over economic sanctions on Russia for another 12 months.
11:59, 12 April 2018
ISIS threatens to attack World Cup in Russia – mediaThe threat is likely to be linked to Putin's support for Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad in his government's fight against ISIS.
09:35, 12 April 2018
Football fans should "think twice" about Russia World Cup - Trump officialBoris Johnson, the British foreign secretary, has suggested Putin will seek to exploit the showpiece in the way Adolf Hitler milked the Olympic Games in Berlin in 1936.
15:50, 09 April 2018