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Russian officials are angry with Ukraine’s new national soccer jerseys, which feature a map of the country that includes Crimea.
Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine in 2014. While Russia now considers the peninsula to be part of its territory, it’s still recognized as part of Ukraine internationally.
The soccer jersey was unveiled on Sunday, days before the start of the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship, which was delayed by COVID-19.
Along with including Crimea, the jersey also features the patriotic slogan “Glory to Ukraine,” which was used during protests against Ukraine’s former pro-Russia president.
Russian parliamentary deputy Dmitry Svishchev called the jerseys “a political provocation,” according to a translation of Russian news agency RIA from Reuters.