Photo Gallery: Football, Ukraine and the Mafia
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Photo Gallery: Football, Ukraine and the Mafia

The Mafia and the European Championships Price Gouging Adds to List of Ukraine's Troubles

Troubles continue to plague Ukraine ahead of this summer's European Football Championships, which the country will co-host. Criminal gangs have stormed hotels, some hotel operators have tripled prices and others have cancelled contracts with the tour operators that will bring sports enthusiasts to the country. The greed threatens to keep fans away.
Von Benjamin Bidder und André Eichhofer