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Police: Swedish fans' march in Kyiv was calm

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June 20, 2012, 8:23 a.m. | Sports — by Interfax-Ukraine

No violations of public order took place during the march of Swedish fans in Kyiv on June 19, according to the public liaisons department of the Interior Ministry department in Kyiv.
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No violations of public order took place during the march of Swedish fans in Kyiv on June 19, according to the public liaisons department of the Interior Ministry department in Kyiv.

Some 4,000 fans from Sweden took part in the march. They walked from Lesia Ukrainka Square towards the Olympiysky National Sports Complex.

Traffic was closed during the march.

Around 600 policemen secured public order in this section.

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