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Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry and Olympic delegation upset about Ukraine ‘annexation’

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Jul. 26, 2012 12:14
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A screen shot from the official London Games website that shows the place of birth of Russian Olympic volleyball player Taras Khtey as Lviv region, presumably in Russia as the ticker next to "Lvov Region" suggests -- not in Ukraine or Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.
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 Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry and Olympic delegation chief have filed formal complaints and requested that London Games organizers correct the biographical data of Russian Olympic athletes born in Ukraine.

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