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Sport Satellite images reveal what Russia's World Cup stadiums look like from space

08:31  14 june  2018
08:31  14 june  2018 Source:   businessinsider.com.au

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Here' s what the World Cup stadiums look like from space . On June 14 at 6:00 p.m. Moscow time (11:00 a.m. ET), teams from Russia and Saudi Arabia will kick off the 2018 World Cup at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

A private satellite imagery company has shared photos of all 12 stadiums used as venues for the 2018 World Cup in Russia . If using any of Russia Beyond' s content, partly or in full, always provide an active hyperlink to the original material.

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On June 14 at 6:00 p.m. Moscow time (1:00 a.m. June 15 AEST), teams from Russia and Saudi Arabia will kick off the 2018 World Cup at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

That's just one of 12 stadiums that teams from 32 countries will be playing at during the World Cup. The stadiums are spread across Russia. As a bird flies, the stadiums in Kaliningrad and Yekaterinburg are more than 1,500 miles apart; stadiums in Sochi and St. Petersburg are more than 1,000 miles apart.

This will lead to varying temperatures and conditions, depending on where games are played.

Urthecast subsidiary Deimos Imaging, which operates commercial satellites and is one of the world's leading satellite image providers, has captured images of what each of the stadiums look like from space.

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Here's where the games of the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be played.

Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow

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In addition to the first game of the World Cup, the final on July 15 will also be played at Luzhniki Stadium.

Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi

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Kazan Arena, Kazan

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Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow

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Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg

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Rostov Arena, Rostov on Don

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Cosmos Arena, Samara

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Ekaterinburg Arena, Ekaterinburg

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Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad

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Volgograd Arena, Volgograd

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Mordovia Arena, Saransk

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Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod

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