Footage captured in September gives a bird's-eye view of the World Cup 2018 host city Nizhny Novgorod in all its beauty, including the historical city centre with its own Kremlin, as well as a newly built stadium. Nizhny Novgorod was previously known as Gorky, as it was named after the famous Russian writer Maxim Gorky. Founded in 1221, it is now home to over 1.2 million people. Russia will... Еще host the FIFA World Cup for the first time between June 14 to July 15 2018, welcoming international superstars such as Lionel Messi and Christiano Ronaldo across the countries' 12 stadiums. The group stages draw for the tournament will take place on December 1, 2017.