Russia expects 15% foreign tourism boost after World Cup

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The soccer World Cup has helped “destroy stereotypes” about Russia and will boost foreign tourism by 15 percent as fans head home and spread the word that they had a great time, said Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets.

The month-long tournament, which ends with the final between France and Croatia on Sunday, has so far been without major security incidents. Concerns about racism and hooligan violence that were raised in the run-up have not been borne out.

“We expect a serious increase in the international influx (of tourists),” Golodets, who was...


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Russia expects 15% foreign tourism boost after World Cup


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