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Crowd fears prompt Madonna concert switch

Organisers yesterday switched the venue for Madonna's first Moscow concert from a hilltop site overlooking the city to a Soviet-era stadium used in the 1980 Olympic Games because of crowd control fears.

Police said they feared up to 250,000 people may try to get into the September 12 concert. The original venue could hold just 35,000.

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