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    Russia's organizing committee for the 2018 FIFA World Cup says the bid met all requirements.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia's organizing committee for the 2018 FIFA World Cup said Friday that Russia's bid was transparent and met all requirements.

    "The Russia 2018 Organizing Committee wishes to underline once again that Russia's bidding committee carried out its campaign for the right to hold the 2018 FIFA world cup in full compliance with FIFA's code of ethics, and the regulations that determine the rules of application," the committee said in a statement.

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