The Baltika stadium in Kaliningrad does not have the ability to be reconstructed under the arena of the games of the FIFA world Cup 2018 due to the limitations of the existing site and existing norms of urban development. About it on the first day of the week said the Governor of the Kaliningrad region Nikolai Tsukanov.
To reconstruct a valid Baltika Stadium, located in the city centre, introduced the initiative of the Minister of sport Vitaly Mutko, speaking on August 30, live TV channel «Russia-2″. According to the comments of the Minister, the place For the construction of the main stadium For the 2018 world Cup in Kaliningrad chosen poorly.» The investments that we need to invest in the construction of this island (the site of the future «Baltic Arena» ) and the construction of the stadium in the swamp, the beyond,» said the official.
«Baltika stadium us is excluded As an object of restoration under arena football world championship», — noticed Tsukanov.» It is impossible for the town planning regulations to place an object on the ground, even if less capacity is not 45 thousand and 35 thousand fans. In the end, there is not enough. As it is Impossible to provide a safe and comfortable rules For entry and exit of people,» He said.
Moreover, According to the head, it is Impossible to build a Stadium close to the houses.» Four years of torment, citizens simply will not sustain them,» said Tsukanov. He added that the authorities «do not close the discussion on the problems of portability construction of the stadium in another place, the cost of the works, but there is a road map for already approved place».
The firm Globalelectroservice August 27 announced the shutdown in the first stage of building a football stadium in Kaliningrad For the world football championship 2018. The project was organized by the civil code of the Kaliningrad region «Regional management of customer capital construction».
in a statement posted on the Internet organization, it is noted that the construction of the stadium on the island of October was dumping 1, 609 million cubic meters of sand. Based on a unique technology, not sold before in the Russian Federation, mounting 1, 779 million linear meters of vertical band drains (piles). For the company, delivery of equipment and materials to the island was established pontoon crossing with the assistance of an icebreaker in the winter, extended a temporary road.
it is expected that the matches of the world Cup 2018 will be held in 12 stadiums in eleven cities of Russia: Moscow (stadiums «Luzhniki «and» Open arena «), St. Petersburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Yekaterinburg, Samara, Sochi and Rostov-on-don. Tentatively international competition will be held from June 8 to July 8
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