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Press centers in Russia to cover World Cup Russia 2018

Wednesday، 23 May 2018 - 02:40 PM
Press centers in Russia to cover World Cup 2018

Within the framework of Russia preparation for hosting 2018 World Cup from 14th June till the 15th  of July 2018, under the sponsorship of  Russia’s largest information agency, Rossiya Segodnya and in coordination with the concerned authorities in Egypt, press centers are disseminated across  Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-Don, Yekaterinburg and Sochi and will be  run by Rossiya Segodnya media group.

The press centers are well equipped and afforded for media representatives not accredited  officially by FIFA ,  independent journalists and bloggers participating in the activities of the event.

The Rossiya Segodnya team will offer accredited journalists with an eventful business program, which will include press conferences and briefings . They will have access to fully equipped workplaces, free Wi-Fi, and lockers, and simultaneous interpretation.

Moscow press Center will open its doors on 4th June and other host cities press centers will start  the 13th of June from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. till the 16th of July.

Accreditation through the host city press centers, which are designed to help journalists who cover cultural and sporting events during the World Cup matches, is available at the website footballcitymediacenter.ru

For  questions in Russian and English about accreditation at the host cities' press centers, as well as about the centers’ hours and available services 24/7  call +7 (495) 645 6433; +7 (495) 645 6434.

Rossiya Segodnya  declared that media representatives who hold valid press visa approved by the foreign ministry should apply for accreditation via the internet and they will get accreditation badges to work in the host cities press centers.

.Foreign nationals holding valid Russian visas are not allowed to conduct journalist activity in Russia to cover the World Cup after the end of the event and must suspend their visas

All required information in this regard is available at www.mid.ru/press_service/journalist_help/reglament

For inquiries: e.mail: pc.mid@yondex.ru

Or contact: 7(499)2442087

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