Posts tagged as Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets

Russia expects 15 percent foreign tourism boost after World Cup

Thursday, July 12, 2018

The soccer World Cup has helped “destroy stereotypes” about Russia and will boost foreign tourism by 15 percent as fans head home and spread the word that they had a great time, said Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets. The month-long tournament, which ends with the final between France and Croatia on Sunday, has so far been without major security incidents. Concerns about racism and hooligan violence that were raised in…