25 June

Local time (MSK)


A briefing by Chairman of the Council of Ethnic Communities of Sochi Alexander Frolenkov on how the multiethnic Sochi, home to 120 ethnic groups, welcomes 2018 World Cup participants and fans.


Joint news conference by Russian Sports Minister Pavel KOLOBKOV, Uruguayan Sports Minister Fernando CACERES and President of the Uruguayan Olympic Committee Julio MAGLIONE in the format of a video conference that will connect all City Press Centers in World Cup host cities.

The news conference will be held at Samara's City Press Center (City Library, 14A Lenina Prospekt). For the convenience of the media, and due to time constraints, we ask that you submit your questions in advance at media@footballcitymediacenter.ru stating "Questions for Pavel Kolobkov, Fernando Caceres and Julio Maglione" as the subject.

Throughout the day

Sochi Balery and Krasnodar Tea to present their top products in the region's presentation area.


World Cup fans to get to know other nations’ cultures in Sochi
World Cup fans to get to know other nations’ cultures in Sochi
Multiethnic region welcomes 2018 World Cup participants
Live streaming of joint news conference by Russian Minister of Sport Pavel Kolobkov, Uruguayan Sports Secretary Fernando Caceres and President of the Uruguayan National Olympic Committee Julio Maglione in ten City Press Centers