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'Death match' movie delayed ahead of Euro 2012

A football match in which a group of Ukrainian players beat a team of occupying Nazi Germans in 1942 has been recreated in a film.

But such is the controversy over its subject matter, a few months before the Euro 2012 championships begin, that the authorities have decided to delay its release.

Tom Esslemont reports.

  • 11 Apr 2012
  • From the section Europe