Builders involved on the sites of the unfinished stadiums for Euro 2012 are not paid in time it is reported by “Radio” Liberty” a view aired by Ukranian trade union leaders and workers themselves.
A row has broken out bewteen Ukranian workers and President Viktor Yanukovych who a few days ago said that the workers involved in the NSK “Olympic”, had seen their wages rise significantly - somthing the workers themselves have vigorously denied.
On September 26-27, the UEFA president Michele Platini will be in Ukraine on an inspection trip, during which he will visit the Ukrainian host cities (Kyiv, Lviv, Donetsk, and Kharkiv) and inspect the main infrastructure facilities. Besides, the head of the European football is expected to meet with representatives from the Ukrainian government and local authorities, who are in charge of preparations for the Euro 2012.
At the moment, two stadiums in Ukraine and two in Poland are already complete. The PGE Arena Gdansk was officially opened in Gdansk on August 14, 2011.
The municipal stadium in Poznan officially opened after the reconstruction on September 20, 2010. Work is in the final stages at the arenas in Warsaw and Wroclaw and is due to be completed in the next few months.
Ukraine has yet to complete two stadiums – Olympiysky in Kyiv and an arena in Lviv, which are due to open this autumn. The Donbass Arena in Donetsk and the regional sports complex Metalist in Kharkiv were completed in 2009.