Follow RT for the sport news from Luzhniki Stadium. It is an arena in the Russian capital, Moscow. Luzhniki is one of the largest stadiums in Europe. The ground-breaking ceremony of Luzhniki Stadium took place in 1955, which was followed by the actual opening in 1956 during the Soviet era. Get the news and details on the construction and use of the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. It is one of the venues for the 2018 Russia FIFA World Cup. Don’t miss the most interesting news on 2018 FIFA World Cup preparations, as well as during the tournament, which is taking place in June-July 2018 in 11 Russian cities, at 12 venues.