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How a BBC crew was followed in World Cup 2018 Russia

June 6, 2018

Russia has invested heavily in staging this World Cup, anxious for it to help improve its image. ‘Welcome’ banners are already flying all over the host cities.

But, when a BBC team went to report on preparations in Nizhny Novgorod, where England will play, they found themselves under constant surveillance. Russia’s Foreign Ministry has said it will look into what happened.