Animal-cruelty debate prominent in Ukraine ahead of Euro 2012

Animal-cruelty debate prominent in Ukraine ahead of Euro 2012


There isgrowing concern concerning the eradication of stray animals in Ukrainian cities poised to co-host the footballing tournament Euro 2012 with Poland next June.

The Ukraine has a reputation for having streets overrun with strays, and animal-rights activists are convinced that the only solution is to move all football matches to neighbouring Polish cities. However Poland, while maintaining a pro-life stance on the animals contained within its shelters, is not known for sanitary living...


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