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Tourist police were created in Nizhny Novgorod to help fans during the World Cup 2018  18.06.2018 13:30

A special group of police officers speaking English was created in Nizhny Novgorod for the period of the World Cup 2018. This group will function like a tourist police.

"The main task of the tourist police is to assist foreign guests in Nizhny Novgorod in resolving any issues related to the competence of the internal affairs bodies and receiving applications from them, - the press service of the regional department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs said on Monday.

As reported the members of the group were specially trained and "speak English at a level that allows them to work with foreigners".

You can identify employees of the tourist police by a special armband on the left hand.

"They will patrol the places of mass stay of foreign fans: the central streets of the city, the main attractions, the fan zone, the stadium in Nizhny Novgorod", - the report said.