The preparations in Ukraine for hosting UEFA EURO 2012 are going on ahead of the schedule, President Viktor Yanukovych said in Warsaw at the press conference.
Ukraine will not lose the right to host EURO because of the conflict around FFU. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych told Polish journalists that he was confident of this.
The UEFA EURO 2012 mascots will be called Slavek and Slavko after the results of a poll of 39,233 people was announced in Kyiv.
Another milestone on the road to UEFA EURO 2012 was reached as the tournament mascots were unveiled to a star-studded audience in Warsaw.
The 53 UEFA member associations have been issued with a dossier giving them a choice of 38 potential team bases for the UEFA EURO 2012 final tournament in Ukraine and Poland.
Olympic great Serhiy Bubka predicted a "fantastic event" as he was named as one of the first Friends of UEFA EURO 2012, a campaign bringing people together to promote the finals.
Kharkiv has become the first host city to unveil its unique civic logo and tournament flowerbed as Ukraine and Poland mark two years to go until kick-off at UEFA EURO 2012.
Football Federation of Ukraine express disappointed that state officials use doubtful information which distort real events.
On April 7-8 UEFA’s officials headed by president Michel Platini will visit Ukraine host cities Lviv, Donetsk, Kharkiv and Kyiv to get a closer look of the preparation to the championship.
UEFA president Michel Platini hailed the start of the footballing phase of UEFA EURO 2012 as he met the press in Warsaw ahead of the qualifying draw.