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Concerns raised over distances between Russia 2018 venues

Yekaterinburg

By David Gold

April 4 – A train journey of 26 hours potentially lies in wait for supporters following any teams playing at the Russian city of Yekaterinburg during the 2018 World Cup, though officials insist that plans for a high speed rail network should cut travel time by more than two thirds.

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