Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin attends a meeting in Moscow on April 6, 2011. Putin on April 6 set the country's sports ministry and Russian Football Union (RFU) the task of preparing a strong ... more 
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin attends a meeting in Moscow on April 6, 2011. Putin on April 6 set the country's sports ministry and Russian Football Union (RFU) the task of preparing a strong team for the 2018 World Cup. AFP PHOTO/ RIA-NOVOSTI/ ALEXEI NIKOLSKY (Photo credit should read ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images) less 
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