Saransk is one of the host cities of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. At the moment, the city is actively developing infrastructure for the event.

Notes on Mordovia
Shumbratada, yalgat! Shumbrachi, oyat! You haven’t understood a word, right? Don’t worry! Hello, my dear friends. Welcome to Mordovia, the center of the Finno-Ugric world. You will be surrounded by its bright local color from the very first moment you see the capital of the republic - Saransk. How can this quiet region of Russia, situated between Moscow and the Volga, attract your attention?