Putin has vowed to build nearly all facilities from scratch
Russia has pledged to waive visa restrictions for visitors if it wins the right to host the 2018 World Cup.
A Fifa delegation is touring Russia, one of nine countries bidding to stage the competition in 2018 or 2022, as part of a two-month fact-finding tour.
"We are ready to extend extra, governmental guarantees on visa-free entry for participants and guests," said prime minister Vladimir Putin.
Fifa's team will inspect fellow bidders England between 23-26 August.
The inspection committee, headed by Chilean Harold Mayne-Nicholls, has already travelled to Japan, South Korea and Australia as well as the joint Netherlands/Belgium bid, while future visits to Spain/Portugal, the United States and Qatar are planned.
The 2018 and 2022 hosts will be announced by Fifa on 2 December.
Their three-day itinerary in Russia will include prospective host cities St Petersburg, Moscow, Kazan and Sochi, venue for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Visitors from nearly all countries require a visa to travel to Russia, which must be applied for in advance.
FIFA INSPECTION SCHEDULE
July 19-22 Japan, 22-25 South Korea, 26-29 Australia
However, Putin's pledge to axe visa requirements was described as "extremely important" by Mayne-Nicholls.
The country previously allowed Manchester United and Chelsea fans arriving for the 2008 Champions League final in Moscow to show their match tickets at passport control rather than a visa.
Russia has also vowed to build nearly all venues, with the exception of Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, from scratch - a policy which helped to secure the rights to the Winter Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.
However, Putin said the facilities would still be built regardless of whether Russia is granted the right to host the World Cup.
"Russia will hold the event at the highest possible level," he said.
"I have no doubt that it will be interesting for both the participants and the guests of the event and they will enjoy it."
World Cup host bidders
2018 and 2022: England, Netherlands/Belgium, Russia, Spain/Portugal, United States.
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