Michel Platini, the President of the Union of European Football Associations has invited everybody to enjoy the celebration of upcoming European Football Championship Euro 2012 in Ukraine and Poland.
"This, the first UEFA European Championship final round to be played in Eastern Europe, marks a milestone in the history of UEFA's competitions. The work of the organizers must now be matched by the commitment of the players, the attitude of the coaches, the excellence of the referees and, above all, the passion of the fans, whose contribution to the beautiful game is so vital. I wish you all an exciting UEFA Euro 2012 and look forward to sharing some unforgettable moments with you in Poland and Ukraine," he wrote in the latest edition of the official UEFA publication.
Operating officer Martin Kallen, UEFA, said that in Ukraine it is as safe as in Germany or Switzerland.
He calmed an agitated Western media, said that preparations for the finals of Euro 2012 is going well, and the tournament will be held at a high level on all organizational aspects. "Already by the May 11 we will accept stadiums, and at some sites our experts are working already now. There in no way back." - said Martin Kallen.
He stressed that the security level of the organization of Euro 2012 is high. "Ukraine is a safe country. In this aspect we have a situation comparable to Germany or Switzerland. Everything will be fine," - said operating officer of UEFA.
Hryhoriy Surkis, the President of the Football Federation of Ukraine insists on the ending of any speculations around the Euro 2012.
Let us remind you, that last time there were too much different news oriented on negative effects on EURO 2012 in Ukraine. Among them you can find the bad conditions in prison of ex-Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko, then the number related official announcements of European leaders to boycott the football championship. Also there are some speculations around explosions in Dnipropetrovsk... it even impossible to imagine, what will be the next "hot news".
For the period of EURO 2012 championship the Kyiv subway (metro), will operate longer, as it was announced by Mykola Mamoha, the Deputy Head of Preparations for the European Football Finals at Kyiv City State Administration.
He said that during the championship the subway will prolong its work, especially on match days. Mamoha said this is common practice in all countries holding such large-scale events, so these steps will mean avoidance of inconvenience caused by increasing levels of passenger traffic.
The official also said that road traffic during the championship will be partially restricted in the capital. The mayor’s office has worked out schedules for public transport vehicles whose routes pass through those streets which will be closed off. It is already known that on 28 May Khre
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The railway infrastructure preparation for the Euro 2012 championship is at the final stage. While carrying out preparatory works, railway workers installed 300 railway switches on 2,300 km of trunk railways upgraded for high-speed traffic.
Railway enterprise workers will install another 39 "switches” for the first Hyundai train startup, Ukrzaliznytsya (Ukraine’s State Railroad Transportation Administration) press service reports.
The installed railway switches designated for passenger traffic with the speed of up to 200 km/h have been manufactured by the national enterprise Dnipropetrovsk Railway Switch Factory. Ukrazaliznytsya carries out major railroad upgrades in order to introduce high-speed traffic at its own expense.
Victor Yanukovych, the President of Ukraine, will visit the opening finals of the EURO-2012 Football Championship in Warsaw. It was mentioned by the President of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski during a meeting with Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov. He also confirmed his presence at the final match which will take place in Kyiv.
"Today I have signed prolongation of insurance contract for my car" - Sasha, one usual Ukrainian driver told, "and I was surprised, that in complect of documents it was attached one new paper - Europrotocol."
Now drivers in Ukraine can validate road accident without militia inspector - such news were announced by insurance companies at the end of 2011. Really, due to the Law of Ukraine «On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine, concerning accidents and insurance claim», which came into force on September 19, 2011 it became possible.
Mentioned law introduces the mechanism of the simplified registration of road accident with insignificant consequences. As in europian countries, now drivers can register road accident by preparation of the report on road accident (it is called as Europrotocol).
When I started to think over the preparation to our 10th anniversary of wedding, it were several interesting ideas in my head.
Besides renting the car in luxary-class, some nice gifts, written poem for my wife, I panned to rent accomodations in some interesting place at least for one night.
Unfortunately, our plans to make a trip abroad were broken because of different reasons and I started to look for some vip-appartment near Kiev. I was interested in some room for just married or number-lux in some suburban hotel-residence type. After quit deep analysis, I have made my choice in favor of the Residence "Gorniy Ruchey”.
The key advantages for me were:
- appropriate rooms were proposed (I was intersted in "Royal house" with sauna, billiards and f
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