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The work is carried out within the framework of the state program “Development of physical culture and sports”.

An additional 856.5 million rubles will be allocated to complete the construction of a multifunctional ice arena in Novosibirsk. The order on the allocation of these funds from the reserve fund was signed by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.

The construction of the arena has been going on since 2019 and will be completed in 2022. It is on this site that in 2023 the main matches of the World Hockey Championship among juniors will be held. The opening and closing ceremonies of the championship will also take place here. In the future, the arena will be able to host other major competitions in hockey, figure skating and short track speed skating. The ice complex is designed for 10.5 thousand spectators.

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From Mikhail Mishustin’s opening remarks at a meeting with Deputy Prime Ministers, May 31, 2021

In past years, over 3.5 billion rubles were allocated from the federal budget for the construction of the arena. The Governor of the Novosibirsk Region Andrei Travnikov asked to allocate additional funding for the completion of the work of Mikhail Mishustin. Their meeting took place within the framework of the Prime Minister’s working trip to the Siberian Federal District. Following the results of the trip, Mikhail Mishustin instructed the Ministry of Sports, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Economic Development, together with the government of the Novosibirsk Region, to work out this issue and submit agreed proposals to the Government.

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