Luzhniki Stadium reconstruction to cost RUB19bn

Luzhniki Stadium reconstruction: It is going to cost RUB19bn to renovate Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium before it can host the 2018 FIFA World Cup’s opening ceremony and the final, the city’s construction department has estimated. The stadium’s capacity is to be increased from 78,000 to 81,000 by Q2 2017 and will be turned into a multifunctional sports complex capable of hosting more than 200 large cultural events each year once the tournament is over. The Moscow Times