Russia Wins! Video of FIFA World Cup 2018 host announcement
RT on Twitter: twitter.com RT on Facebook: www.facebook.com Russia has won the right to host FIFA World Cup in 2018. It was chosen Thursday by FIFA's executive committee over England and joint bids by Spain-Portugal and Netherlands-Belgium. Russia won despite the absence of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Zurich. At the last minute, he declined to make a final pitch for his country.