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Ukraine: Shakhtar Donetsk's stadium turned into humanitarian aid centre01:18

Ukraine: Shakhtar Donetsk's stadium turned into humanitarian aid centre

Ukraine, Donetsk
April 14, 2015 at 08:35 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of volunteers were in Shakhtar Donetsk's 'Donbass Arena' stadium on Tuesday, helping distribute food packages after the stadium was turned into a centre for humanitarian aid distribution.

The Donbass Arena has suffered serious damage from the conflict in Ukraine, with volunteers operating in the arena for 5 days a week and packing together humanitarian aid packages for distribution around Donetsk and its suburbs. The packages contain sugar, cereal, bread, porridge and various other foodstuffs.

Shakhtar Donetsk are currently playing their home matches in Kiev due to security reasons. Restoring the stadium is expected to cost the club millions.

Ukraine: Shakhtar Donetsk's stadium turned into humanitarian aid centre01:18
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Hundreds of volunteers were in Shakhtar Donetsk's 'Donbass Arena' stadium on Tuesday, helping distribute food packages after the stadium was turned into a centre for humanitarian aid distribution.

The Donbass Arena has suffered serious damage from the conflict in Ukraine, with volunteers operating in the arena for 5 days a week and packing together humanitarian aid packages for distribution around Donetsk and its suburbs. The packages contain sugar, cereal, bread, porridge and various other foodstuffs.

Shakhtar Donetsk are currently playing their home matches in Kiev due to security reasons. Restoring the stadium is expected to cost the club millions.

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