Ukrainian women's rights activists have staged a topless demonstration at Kyiv's Olympic Stadium to protest what they say are attempts to legalize prostitution during the 2012 European Championship.
Five members of the FEMEN group chanted slogans and displayed banners criticising UEFA.
FEMEN spokeswoman Inna Shevchenko says UEFA are 'trying to influence our government' to legalize prostitution during the June 8-July 1 tournament.
Demonstration: FEMEN members outside the Olympic Stadium in Kyiv
The draw for the finals takes place on Friday at 5pm.
Kyiv police arrived at the gates of the downtown stadium and the women were dragged into a police vehicle and driven away.
FEMEN has established an international reputation for staging semi-naked protests in Ukraine and abroad.
Swift end: Ukrainian police moved in and dragged the protesters away
have previously stripped in front of Paris Hilton and at the Miss
Ukraine beauty contest to show their belief that the beauty industry is a
form of prostitution.
Topless FEMEN activists were also arrested at the
stadium's opening ceremony in October after they invaded
the pitch as part of their protest.
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i like it! my john terry sure like it! we will visit together. com on john we can do it.
Wish we had protesters like that over here. Maybe they could set up a London branch.
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