Kazan is one of the most populous cities in Russia and is the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan. It is a melting pot of two cultures – Orthodox and Muslim. Kazan will be a host city at the FIFA World Cup in 2018.
As Russia prepares for the 2018 World Cup, Peter Schmeichel is traveling to cities where the tournament will be played. The football legend visited Kazan, where he made the traditional dessert and attended a wedding.
A shootout in the Russian city of Kazan has ended in the death of a policeman after a disgruntled man tried to break into his ex-wife's apartment with a gun. Special police were called to the scene, resulting in a tense stand-off.
The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained suspected members of a terrorist cell linked to Islamic State. A series of weekend bombings was planned in St. Petersburg, with the iconic Kazan Cathedral among the targets.
The MINEPS VI International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport, organized by UNESCO, will be held in the Russian city of Kazan from July 13 to July 15.