Running countdown clock 2018 FIFA World Cup: 1000 days before the start

In Moscow's Red Square hosted the official launch ceremony of hours that will lead the countdown to the FIFA World Cup to be held in Russia in 2018.

The timer was set to Manezh Square and its launch took place exactly 1000 days before the start of the World Cup. The ceremony was attended by Minister of Sport Vitaly Mutko, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, Director General of the Organizing Committee "Russia-2018" Alexey Sorokin, and a number of players.