2018 FIFA World Cup and Visualization of Power


Modern states are actively working to create their image. This effect is largely achieved through the visualization of power: the sum of explicit or implicit properties aimed at the visual presence of domination. Sport is an essential tool for continuing politics and is actively used to visualize a political line. The 2018 FIFA World Cup held in several cities of Russia formed a new vision of the country among foreigners.

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Evgeny A. Romanovskiy

University of Vienna

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Assistant, Eastern Europe Research Group (EasternBlog)

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