Topic: Euro 2012
MOSCOW, June 15 (RIA Novosti)
The Euro 2012 group stage game between Ukraine and France will resume at 8.00 local time (5.00 GMT) after being suspended, UEFA announced in a live television feed.
The referee stopped the match in Donetsk after four minutes amid lightning and torrential rain.
Play will resume at 8.00 local time (5.00 GMT), an on-screen graphic in the live feed from the stadium said.
Staff at the Donbass Arena have been making holes in the pitch with forks to aid drainage.
Tournament regulations stipulate that the remaining time must be played the next day in the event that the referee declares conditions unfit for play and abandons the match.
Add to blog
You may place this material on your blog by copying the link.
Image Galleries: Yury Gagarin: A down-to-earth person
Infographics: The Linguistic Diversity of the Planet
Ukraine has not preserved its 1991 borders. The signing of the Geneva memorandum on April 17 reaffirmed the willingness of Russia, the United States and EU countries to reach a compromise. While the sides continue to trade tough talk and symbolic sanctions, the Kremlin and the White House are also holding a parallel dialogue on the coordinated geopolitical revision of Eastern Europe.