Soccer’s governing body in Europe, UEFA, ruled Thursday that Ukraine can keep a map that includes Crimea on its jerseys, but must remove part of a slogan that it said has military connotations.
Russia had filed complaints with UEFA about the jersey that Ukraine will wear at the 24-nation European Championships that begin Friday.
Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula in 2014 in a move that has not been recognized by the international community.
UEFA said Ukraine must remove the slogan “Glory to the heroes” that appears on the inside of the jersey’s collar.
A second slogan, “Glory to Ukraine,” is allowed to remain.
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