The Russian government hopes to save some money by cutting expensive imports from its World Cup construction plans.
Despite rallying in recent months, the ruble has lost about a third of its value against the dollar since the start of last year, making imported materials for stadiums significantly more expensive than planned.
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The government responded Monday by issuing an order to modify the state procurement contracts for five new stadiums.
The changes foresee imported materials replaced by Russian-made equivalents where possible and a "simplification" of the stadium designs, especially the roofing.
The contracts concerned are worth more than 10 billion rubles ($190 million) out of a total budget of 637.6 billion rubles ($12.1 billion) for the 2018 World Cup.