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Official: No link between Dnipropetrovsk blasts, Euro 2012

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May 4, 2012, 12:48 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine
The security chief for the Euro 2012 football championship in Ukraine, Oleksandr Birsan, said law enforcement services have not established any direct link between the blasts in Dnipropetrovsk on April 27 and the upcoming football championship. "No direct link has been tracked down between those events and the European championship," he said at a press conference in Kyiv on Friday, May 4.

The agencies in charge of security at the football championship will take the incident into account while getting ready for Euro 2012 and the security for the championship will be guaranteed, Birsan said.

Euro 2012 will take place as planned and we will guarantee an enjoyable show for football fans, he said.
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Roman Dawydiak May 5, 2012, 2:22 a.m.    

Oleksndr Birsan is full of hemno. There is a link with the Dnipropetrovsk explosions. Two rival Mafia Gangs that both belong to the Party of Regions were responsible. Viktors Yanukovych and Pshonka would like to blame Yulia Tymoshenko and Yuriy Lutsenko except they are in prison under the watchful eye of the Berkut. Investigating the Party of Regions would of course be unthinkable. What is left? The case must be solved. Perhaps Uncle Vitya might try and "kill four birds with one stone". If he blamed everything on the Chechens and Crimean Tatars he might curry favor with Uncle Vlad in Moskva and the Russian population in Crimea. Problem solved, or is it????

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