The head of Russia 2018 has told Sky Sports News HQ that they did nothing wrong in the bidding process for the World Cup.
UEFA have announced that Russia have been awarded a 3-0 win after last month’s game with Monenegro was suspended.
UEFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against Montenegro and Russia after Friday night's abandoned game.
Russia 'keeper Igor Akinfeev has thanked well-wishers for their support after being hit by a lit flare against Montenegro.
Friday's European Qualifier between Montenegro and Russia in Podgorica was abandoned with the score at 0-0 after trouble.
Alvaro Morata scored as Spain beat Ukraine 1-0 in Friday's European Qualifiers, while Slovakia won to stay top of Group C.
Sepp Blatter does not want the World Cup in Russia to be boycotted, claiming the tournament can “stabilise” the region.
Russia's sports minister claims the 2018 World Cup hosts have introduced tougher new sanctions against racism.
Russia is planning an international anti-racism summit to address the problem before hosting the 2018 World Cup.
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Hulk has signed a new five-year contract with Zenit St. Petersburg until the end of the 2018/19 season.
Russian Premier League referee Alexei Matyunin has been cleared of racially abusing Zenit striker Hulk.
Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov has stepped in to cover wages owed by the Russian FA to head coach Fabio Capello.
Germany beat European champions Spain 1-0 in Tuesday night's friendly thanks to a late goal from Toni Kroos.
Rubin Okotie scored the only goal of the game as Austria beat Russia 1-0 in Group G of the European Qualifiers.
The Republic of Ireland were held to a 2-2 draw with Russia in their under-21 friendly in Spain on Monday.
Austria coach Marcel Koller believes Russia remain the favourites to progress as winners of their qualifying group.
Russia deny they committed any wrongdoing when successfully bidding to host the World Cup Finals in 2018.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has backed Russia's staging of the 2018 World Cup and praised its preparations.
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