With the 2018 FIFA World Cup less than 1 year away from kicking-off, the host country Russia are preparing everything for the approaching worldwide football competition.
Just like every other previous edition of the tournament, there have been setbacks and obstacles that the host nation has to undergo and it´s no different this time around for Russia.
The initial budget that Russia was believed to have been of $10.5 billion and it has been elevated to $10.8 billion which is an increase of $324 million.
Even though it was not announced as to why exactly this enlargement occurred, considering some of the recent events that have been occurring, this change can be pointed towards several things.
Back on June of the ongoing year, there was an incident which emerged in the Russian city of Volgograd involving a fire in one of the stadiums that is being built to host a few matches for the impending competition. Continue reading Russia increased its budget for the 2018 FIFA World Cup by $324 million