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Features papers from various disciplines related to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Such issues include the development of Russian football (soccer) from its Soviet past, security issues at the 2018 World Cup, and the implications for Russia's political economy of hosting such an expensive event.
From Big Sport to Big Business - Soccer in Russia from Communism to Capitalism - Karl Manuel Veth, King's College London (UK)
Crisis Neopatrimonialism: How the World Cup 2018 Reflects Russia’s New Political Economy - Sven Daniel Wolfe, U of Zurich (Switzerland)
International Sport and the Russian Regime: Legitimate Concern or Concern About Legitimacy - Richard Alan Arnold, Muskingum U