Across Russia, hand-wringing fans had held their breath through extra time, hoping the team could pull off another upset.
The eight remaining teams left to fight it out for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Trophy, are hosts Russia, France, Uruguay, Sweden, Brazil, England, Belgium and Croatia.
The disappointment of defeat late on Saturday soon melted into applause as fans toasted a national side that had repeatedly defied expectations. Thank you for believing in us.
Responding to a question on the alleged Russian interference in the United States presidential elections, the envoy said Trump will drive the discussion on malign activity and election meddling.
After studying Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, during which he announced a surprise halt to USA military exercises with South Korea, Putin decided he needs to negotiate with the billionaire personally, the senior official said, without elaborating.
Mr Peskov said: "He watched, he was rooting for the team". They are still great guys for us, they are heroes.
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Reuters quoted student Artyom Osadchy as saying: "It was a great match".
"I would say our (NATO's) major areas of deterrence would be Russia and the malign activities of Russia, the efforts of Russia to divide our democratic nations, INF (Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces) Treaty violations", she said.
Yesterday July 7 was the match Russia-Croatia. Croatia went a goal up in extra time, but Russian Federation managed to claw back in the final minutes, equalising to make it 2-2.
Croatia prevailed from the spot after misses from Fyodor Smolov and Mario Fernandes, whose dramatic extra-time equaliser had forced the shootout, saw Russian Federation bid farewell with their heads held high and having wildly exceeded expectations.
A popular song, Play My Croatia, When I See You My Heart Is On Fire!, was heard in squares and streets throughout the Balkan country.
"We've had discussions on the margins of meetings - Hamburg, G20, the APEC meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam, but this really is the first opportunity for a sit-down and to begin that very important dialogue, much the way we saw President Reagan do it with Mikhail Gorbachev, or Margaret Thatcher and Mikhail Gorbachev", the envoy said. You can't have everything straight away.
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