UK government to boycott Euro-2012 football championship .

UK government to boycott Euro-2012 football championship .

Kiev : Ukraine | Jun 08, 2012 at 6:48 AM PDT
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Ukraine's Jailed Princess and the Euro Soccer-Row

June 8, Kyiv: The Euro 2012 football championships, which starts on Friday, is being hosted by Poland and Ukraine. In Kiev, the storm clouds have been brewing.

The authorities are expecting up to one million foreign visitors. But ministers from the UK and several other European countries will not be among them. The UK government is to boycott the Euro 2012 football championship, as a protest against the treatment of Yulia Tymoshenko, the jailed opposition leader in Ukraine, one of the tournament’s host countries.”

There will be no official British presence at England’s two other qualifying games, against Sweden on 15 June in Kiev, and against the hosts Ukraine in Donetsk on 19 June...... Read more...

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