World Cup 2018: Russia aims to put on a show for fans

Moscow is set to host the biggest single-sport competition in the world, starting on June 14.

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    Russia is about to raise the curtain on what has become football's most expensive World Cup ever.

    President Vladimir Putin hopes fans from around the world will get a nice taste of the country.

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.


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