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#FIFA18WC: Russians are being taught 'how to smile' in welcoming tourists as World Cup starts

As the world cup starts tomorrow, apart from the football matches there are a lot side attraction from the fans,players and the cities hosting the world cup matches.

According to a close source, workers in Russia are taught how to smile in a bid to welcome visitors from various part of the world for the World cup in Russia.

It was gather, that Russians dont smile like other Europeans. An article report explains, why when it loosely translates a Russian proverb: "Laughing for no reason is a sign of stupidity."

The Russian news agency Tass claimed, Russia will be expecting a total of 1.5 million tourist for the tournament.

To prepare for all the tourists, workers in key companies like FIFA, Russian Railways, and Moscow Metro are all undergoing unique training.

The BBC says the world governing body for football and the two Russian transport firms are teaching staff how to smile. The report says that "Russian train conductors are being taught how to smile at foreigners," in an effort to tackle the stereotype that its people are unfriendly.

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