The pinnacle of the Ukrainian Soccer Affiliation has sparked outrage in Russia, which incorporates Crimea with a map of Ukraine.
Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014. Moscow is taken into account a part of the Russian peninsula however is internationally acknowledged as a part of Ukraine.
The entrance of the yellow shirt exhibits the borders of Ukraine in white. On the again reads a slogan: “Glory from Ukraine!” And contained in the shirt is a slogan that reads “Glory to the heroes!” Declares.
Each phrases are used as official army salutes in Ukraine. Russian parliamentary deputy Dmitry Swishchev was quoted by the Russian information company RIA Novosti as saying the shirt design was “politically motivated”.
He mentioned exhibiting a map of Ukraine “which incorporates Russian territory is against the law.”
Russia’s Overseas Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova mentioned on social media that the slogan on the shirts was nationalist and the slogan was “Glory from Ukraine! Glory to the Heroes!” A German Nazi voice echoed.
Relations between Moscow and Kiev have soured because the annexation of Crimea in japanese Ukraine in 2014 and the beginning of a Russian-backed separatist rebellion.