Ukraine will hold the finals of the European Football Championship in a proper manner, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych announced at a festive meeting dedicated to Unity and Liberty Day.
In 2011 3,307.83 million UAH from various sources was spent on preparation of Kharkiv for EURO 2012. The Information Centre Ukraine-2012 learned this at the Department for EURO 2012 preparation of Kharkiv City Council.
It will be possible to reach the Olympic NSC from the Boryspil Airport for less than one hour by public transport during Euro-2012. High-speed shuttle buses will provide this service. They will run from the airport to Boryspilska metro station every minute.
UEFA President Michel Platini believes that Euro-2012 organizers Ukraine and Poland, should agree on simplification of the visa regime between the two countries during the period of the championship for fans’ convenience.
UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino considers the Olympic NSC to be one of the most beautiful Euro-2012 stadiums which, in addition, also has a wonderful atmosphere. He said this while sharing his impressions with the press service of the stadium.
The Security Service of Ukraine is training experts in negotiating activity in extreme conditions at its own training centres, who will be enlisted in ensuring security at Euro-2012.
Fans of the Swedish national football team which will live in Kyiv during Euro-2012 may be accommodated in the camping in Hydropark in the capital city, the head of the Kyiv City State Administration’s Euro-2012 General Directorate, Tetyana Slyshyk has said on the air of the Kyiv TV channel.
The three-star «Reikartz» hotel opened its doors on 17 January in Kharkiv. The accommodation is located on Chubar Street, which is in the historical city centre, 2 minutes walk from Sumy Street, near the railway station and Pokrovsky Cathedral and other attractions in Kharkiv.
The decision of the UEFA Executive Committee to give the right to organize the 2012 European Football Championship to Ukraine and Poland has fully justified itself. This opinion was expressed by Association’s President Michel Platini at a press conference in St Petersburg.
The training of airport staff is the main issue today in the preparations by Ukraine for the holding of the European football championships in 2012. This was stated in an interview with the internet publication «Terrikon» by Vice Prime Minister and Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Borys Kolesnikov.