An Old Stadium's New Face
The World Cup is the biggest event ever held at the Luzhniki Stadium-a historical place that has witnessed the flowering of Russia's sports and elite athletes.
AN eight-meter statue of Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov welcomes every visitor to the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. The statue of the leader of Bolshevik movement and founder of the Soviet Union, more popularly known as Lenin, has become the focal point of Russia's largest stadium.
An iron gate and a metal detector is neatly installed at each of the four entrances of the stadium, while close circuit cameras lurk in every corner of stadium's cream colored w...