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Security a cause for concern for World Cup
World Cup
The FIFA World Cup trophy is on display during the opening of the FIFA World football museum in Moscow, Russia. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. - photo by ASSCOCIATED PRESS
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia — Russia plans to deploy thousands of Cossacks to guard the World Cup, but the traditional paramilitary groups face criticism for their strident nationalism and attacks on protesters.