For every match at Euro-2012 a separate scenario is being draw up in the organization of security, which must take into account all the peculiarities of an event – from the specifics of host cities to the history of relations between the two teams playing each other. The Information Centre Ukraine-2012 learnt this from the Deputy Head of National Agency for the Euro (Ukreuroinfraproekt), Oleksandr Birsan.
Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Borys Kolesnikov is familiarising himself with the preparations at Lviv International Airport for EURO 2012.
Within the auspices of Ukraine’s preparations for Euro-2012, nine hotels were opened in 2011 with 1,044 rooms. These are 4 5* hotels with 425 rooms, 3 4* star ones with 382 rooms and 2 3* with 237 rooms. The Information Centre Ukraine-2012 learnt this from the National Agency for Euro-2012.
The host city of Kharkiv will do its utmost to make fans feel the atmosphere of a football feast during Euro-2012. This assurance was given by Kharkiv City mayor Hennadiy Kernes, Kharkiv City Council press service reports.
The French national team’s decision to be based in Ukraine during Euro-2012 is a sign of Frenchmen’s confidence, respect and high appreciation of our country’s preparedness for the championship, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Ukraine to the French Republic Oleksandr Kupchyshyn has emphasized in an interview with Ukrinform.
Testing of technical equipment complex continues inside the new air terminal of Lviv International Airport. Experts adjust air security and video surveillance systems, multimedia, television and information systems. “The level of the object’s preparedness is presently over 90 per cent. Passenger check-in and luggage handling areas are actually ready for work, and we carry on testing assembled equipment,” airports development director of the Zakhidinfraproekt state enterprise, Mykola Mahasyvych, has said. The Information Centre Ukraine-2012 got this information from the Euro-2012 National Agency (Ukreuroinfraproekt).
On the eve of EURO 2012 near the Donbas Arena, in the central lane of memorial complex “To your liberators, Donbass” [memorial complex to liberators of Donbass], a hospitality zone for guests will be located.
The transfer of the Ukrainian national team forward has changed little in the life of the top goalscorer of the previous championship. As earlier, Yevhen Seleznyov is the most accurate marksman at his club though, if truth be told, for him to repeat the result of 17 goals the striker will have to score 9 times in the last 10 games of the current season.
The Pershyi Natsionalnyi Channel is launching a series of sports programs dedicated to EURO 2012. In the premiere broadcast of the Nashe Yevro programme on Monday, 23 January (at 21.50), star guests are Andriy Shevchenko and Victor Ponedelnik, Deputy General Director of the National TV Channel of Ukraine Mykhaylo Metreveli informed the Information Centre Ukraine-2012.
The first turn of local airport’s air terminal reconstruction has been completed in Donetsk. Technical equipment installation and start-up works and personnel training have begun in the new terminal building, the Altkom company press service informed the Information Centre Ukraine-2012.