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MOSCOW | The Latest: Van Basten rejects criticism of Putin meeting

MOSCOW — The Latest on Thursday at the World Cup (all times local): 4 p.m. Ex-Netherlands player and coach Marco van Basten says he only discussed soccer with Russian President Vladimir Putin during meetings at the World Cup. Van Basten, now FIFA’s chief officer for technical development, has been criticized for meeting Putin by families … Continue reading MOSCOW | The Latest: Van Basten rejects criticism of Putin meeting