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SARANSK, Russia  | Saransk swells from building boom of World Cup proportions

SARANSK, Russia  — Valerie Fayzullina expresses a hopeful sense of wonder as she stands near a wire sculpture of a soccer player, in the shadows of eight new apartment high-rises and a freshly finished stadium that will host stars as big as Cristiano Ronaldo this month. Like many Saransk residents, Fayzullina was incredulous upon learning … Continue reading SARANSK, Russia  | Saransk swells from building boom of World Cup proportions