"Russia walks into Ukraine as if it's their home": Italian journalist points to UEFA's double standards

13:35, 16 October 2019
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UEFA will consider calls to move the Champions League Final from Istanbul in connection with the Turkish army's military operation in Syria, according to gazzetta.it.

According to Licari, in this case, major competitions should not be held in several other countries either. The journalist recalled that Russia had been waging war against Ukraine.

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"We would like this to cover Russia, which walks into Ukraine as if it's their home; and also China, which systematically carries out repressions against Tibet; Saudi Arabia, which ignores basic human freedoms and kills journalist [Jamal] Khashoggi; the United States, which abandoned the Kurds; Egypt, which killed Italian student [Giulio] Regeni; as well as Ireland and Luxembourg, which became tax havens for international companies ravaging workers..."

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