British journalists made a short film “Shakhtar Donetsk: a club in exile”

Source : 112 Ukraine

The film about Ukrainian football club was starred by The Guardian
16:48, 21 August 2015


In seven minute-long video journalists of The Guardian told the story of why the Donetsk club had to move hundreds of kilometers from their native city. General Director of "Shakhtar" Serhiy Palkin said that it was impossible to live and to play in Donetsk, which is located in the midst of war. The players had to play all of their home games 600 miles away from home: in Lviv.

Players of "Shakhtar" (goalkeeper Anton Kanibolotskyi and midfielder Marlos), who commented the situation, did not touched the causes of the conflict, expressing hope that the war will end soon and peace will come.

Also the players talked about humanitarian aid from Rinat Akhmetov, Ukrainian businessman and oligarch, who send some necessities to the Donetsk territories occupied by terrorists. But at the same time, journalists did not mention that the president of the Donetsk club suspected of financing the Russian-backed militants, as reported by  

Players complained for public does not support them in Lviv. 

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