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Blink and you'll miss them: Few England fans make trek to Russia

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By Alexandra Ulmer and William Schomberg

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With the horrible state of human rights affairs in Putin's Russia, maybe not so many people want to travel there and fund its economy with tourism. After all, Putin has even the USA wrapped around his finger.

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My nephew initially got match tickets for himself and his son. The hyper inflated cost of the accommodation put him off, he just coulldn't afford it. The flight tickets were expensive too, but cheaper than two nights accommodation in Volvograd, not exacty a prime tourist mecca.

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26:45~29:00, J time NHK 1, England vs Tunisia.

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Kick off is at 3 am.

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Bold or is it foolhardy,to be British and risk going to Russia in its present political climate? Being of color,I wouldn't even go if I had free tix.

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cracaphatJune 18 09:26 pm JSTBold or is it foolhardy,to be British and risk going to Russia in its present political climate? Being of color,I wouldn't even go if I had free tix.

It would be even worse if you were gay. Putin hates gay people.

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