FIFA President Gianni Infantino told Russian President Vladimir Putin and other high officials that Russia is «absolutely ready» to host the World Cup this summer. The FIFA chief gave his comments in Sochi on Thursday at a preparatory meeting for the tournament. Putin on his part noted that they are ready to welcome tourists and to show them the best vision of Russia. «We know that a... Еще tournament's atmosphere which unites people, a positive mood of spectators and participants, the vision of Russia as a hospitable country are also a significant part of the World Cup's legacy,» he said. The World Cup will be held in 11 Russian cities from June 14 to July 15. A total of 32 teams will take part.