_Moscow, Russia. 12th June, 2018. ++TIMELAPSE FOOTAGE++1. 00_00 Red Square, Saint Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin2. 00_08 Spasskaya tower clock3. 00_12 People walking past Saint Basil's Cathedral4. 00_21 Russia 2018 World Cup sign at Manezhnaya square5. 00_ 27 People walking on Red Square6. 00_33 People taking photos of the Russia 2018 countdown at Manezhnaya Square7. 00_38 Museum in Revolution Square8. 00_45 People walking past gates leading to Red Square9. 00_52 People taking photos of Zabivaka, the official Russia 2018 mascot at Manezhnaya Square10. 00_57 Four seasons fountain at Manezhnaya Square 11. 01_03 Brides, grooms and guests taking wedding pictures with Zabivaka, Russia 2018's official mascot12. 01_09 _Moscow_ written in Russian on Poklonnaya Hill13. 01_14 The Russia White House seen from bridge bedecked with Russia 2018 flags14. 01_22 Moskva City business district and boats sailing down the Moskva river15. 01_30 Monument to World War One in Victory Park16. 01_36 Monument to World War One17. 01_41 Monument to World War One at Kutuzovsky Avenue and Russia 2018 flags in the background18. 01_46 Fountains in Victory Square19. 01_48 Church dome 20. 01_51 View of Moscow and couple having a wedding photo shoot in foreground21. 01_56 Tower of Ukraine Hotel with Russia 2018 flags in the foreground22. 02_01 People taking photos of Luzhniki stadium at Sparrow Hills viewpoint23. 02_05 Luzhniki stadium 24. 02_15 Cable cars leading from the Sparrow Hills to Luzhniki stadium25. 02_23 People passing in front of the World Cup art installation26. 02_32 Main entrance to FIFA Fan Fest Moscow with Moscow State University in the background SOURCE_ SNTV DURATION_ 02_40
Timelapse footage as Moscow decorates the city and venues for the FIFA World Cup 2018 starting on Thursday (14th June).
As the countdown to the 2018 World Cup continues, there is an air of anticipation in Moscow as crowds take in historic sites around the Kremlin, Red Square and St Basil's Cathedral.
Monuments and city streets throughout the Russian capital are bedecked with flags in the national colours, and tourists and locals alike are gathering at World Cup sites to take pictures and soak up the festive atmosphere.
Moscow is hosting the World Cup along with 10 other Russian cities.
The football championship runs from 14th June 14 until 15th July, with Russia playing Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow in the tournament's opening match.