An aerial view shows the Saint Petersburg Stadium, which will host matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, in St. Petersburg, Russia May 19, 2018. Picture taken May 19, 2018. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov
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Russia will reportedly deploy jamming devices used in Syria and the war in Ukraine to defend World Cup stadiums against a drone attack.Russia's military bases in the war-ravaged Middle East nation have also been targeted by deadly drone attacks this year.The possibility of someone using the increasingly ubiquitous devices to drop a bomb on a stadium is one Russia's defense ministry is not taking lightly.The transportation ministry has identified 41 locations around which all types of flights -- from drones to planes -- are prohibited.Operating a drone will be illegal within around 100 kilometers of any of the 11 host cities.
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