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 SBU Is Outraged With Russia Showing Crimea as Its Part in Official 2018 World Cup Presentation. VIDEO

Adviser to the head of the SBU Markiian Lubkivskyi appealed to the Football Federation of Ukraine and the Ministry of Youth and Sports with a request to file a lawsuit in connection with the appearance of the video presentation of FIFA 2018 World Cup logo showing the map of the Russian Federation, which includes Crimea.

"I publicly appeal to the Football Federation of Ukraine and the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine to immediately file a lawsuit over the appearance of the video presentation of the official logo of the FIFA World Cup 2018, in which the map of the Russian Federation is shown including the Crimea (Ukraine)," Lubkivskyi wrote on his Facebook page, Censor.NET reports.

"I consider it necessary to warn all foreign media, cartographical and geodesic organizations, in particular those engaged in printing maps regarding the responsibility for depicting the map of the Russian Federation with a part of Ukrainian territory. Lawyers, get involved!!!" he wrote.

"If we do not respond sternly to such things, soon there will be nothing left of us!!!" the statement says.

Read also: Ukraine Urges FIFA and UEFA to Impose Sanctions Against Football Union of Russia

Earlier, International Association of Federation Football (FIFA) has released official video of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which depicted Crimea as part of Russia.

The video was posted on the official FIFATV channel on Youtube.

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The presentation was projected on the facade of the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. In it, the map of Russia included Crimea.

The map can be seen at 00:19-00:21 of the clip.

Previously, several European politicians urged to boycott the 2018 World Cup with the initiative strengthening in the course of the investigation regarding the downed MH-17 flight over Eastern Ukraine. However, FIFA urged not to boycott the upcoming championship.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/p309568
 
 
 
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