Lokomotiv Stadium is a football stadium in Moscow, Russia. It is the home stadium of Lokomotiv Moscow and was the home ground of the Russian National Team for the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification matches. The stadium was reconstructed in 2002 and holds 28,800 people, all seated. This reconstruction of the stadium cost the Russian Transportation Ministry $30 million .
In 1935, at the site where the Lokomotiv Stadium is resided today, an electric workers union decided to build a stadium which was named "Stalinets" or "Stalinist Stadium". At that time Stalinets held about 30,000 spectators.After holding several key matches and became the symbol of football in Moscow, Stalinets was demolished to make way for a more modern stadium. Thus Lokomotiv stadium was built. It was opened on August 17, 1966 and it had a capacity of 30,000 people.