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2012-06-17 22:21:55

KYIV, Ukraine, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- European football championship EURO 2012 kicked off over a week ago and Ukraine has already hosted ten games. Despite the warnings of British newspapers, foreign football visitors coming to Ukraine have seen nothing but a holiday of football and friendly people. "This country, from the people point of view, is one of the nicest places I've ever been to," England national team supporter Peter Tolen told The Guardian. "People...

2012-06-07 06:26:35

KYIV, Ukraine, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparations for EURO 2012 Ukraine leaped forward 30 years in its development, said UEFA President Michel Platini. During the press conference at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland, Platini also noted that despite numerous problems, especially the impact of the global financial crisis, both countries have achieved a high level of readiness for the continental football championship. According to the head of European...

2012-05-14 06:20:46

KYIV, Ukraine, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Country officials open the renewed terminal at Donetsk international airport in Ukraine just in time for EURO 2012. The renewed airport boasts a seven-storey terminal capable of servicing up to 3,100 passengers per hour (previously - 700), reads the statement by Ukraine's Infrastructure Ministry. Donetsk airport recently introduced an artificial runway suitable for all types of airplanes, including the heavy Boeing 747 and...

2012-04-12 22:20:07

KYIV, Ukraine, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The UEFA President Michel Platini expressed his admiration for Ukraine's preparation to host EURO 2012 championship. Platini, together with the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych participated in the opening ceremony of the new international terminal at the Lviv Danylo Halytskyi airport. "It is astounding what a small football can do. What has been done in Ukraine is amazing," said UEFA President in Lviv. He stressed that...

2009-12-07 09:13:00

KHARKIV, Ukraine, December 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The second stadium for the next European Football Championship opened in Kharkiv on Saturday, December 5. The key investor in the Metalist Stadium, Oleksandr Yaroslavskiy, who is President of the Metalist FC, owner of the DCH Group and coordinator of Kharkiv's preparations for Euro-2012, spoke at the opening ceremony to the delight of many football fans in Ukraine and abroad. Ukraine and Poland, who are hosting the Championships, now have two...