Russia's World Cup likely target for Islamic State

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Mail Online—BAGHDAD, Jan 18 (Reuters) - The World Cup soccer tournament to be held in Russia in June and July will be an "attractive target" for Islamic State given...

Russia's World Cup likely target for Islamic State: U.S. analysis firm. BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The World Cup soccer tournament to be held in Russia in June and July will be an "attractive target" for Islamic State given Russia's role in the territorial defeat of the militant group, the U.K.-based analysis firm, IHS, said on Thursday.