World Cup’s spirit of openness rubs off on some Russians

A young girl holds a Russian flag in Red Square, Moscow, Russia, July 3, 2018. As well as shooting all the matches, Reuters photographers are producing pictures showing their own quirky view from the sidelines of the World Cup. REUTERS/John Sibley

MOSCOW/NIZHNY NOVGOROD (Reuters) – The World Cup has been an eye-opener for Russian waitress Lena Tikhomirova: mingling with visiting fans and experiencing new cultures has whetted her curiosity and now she plans to live abroad. “I love Russia. I love Nizhny Novgorod. But …. I want to meet new people and study in another country, […]

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