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Europa League games in Ukraine honour victims of unrest in Kyiv

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DNIPROPETROVSK, Ukraine - A minute of silence was held before the Europa League round-of-32 tie between Dnipro and Tottenham for the victims of violent protests in Kyiv on Thursday.

The game is 350 kilometres (220 miles) away from the unrest in Ukraine's capital, where fierce clashes between police and protesters shattered a brief truce on Thursday, leaving at least 22 people dead.

Both teams in Dnipropetrovsk wore black armbands.

Dynamo Kyiv's Europa League tie with Valencia was moved to Cyprus.

Elsewhere in Ukraine, a minute's silence was held before the match between Chornomorets Odesa and French side Lyon, and the players wore black armbands.

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