With fighting in eastern Ukraine, soccer team from Donetsk plays far from home

March 2, 2015 4:15 AM

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LVIV, Ukraine – The sleek stadium, built six years ago and host to some of Europe's biggest soccer matches, is silent. It sits in the middle of the city of Donetsk, a war zone controlled by pro-Russian separatists battling Ukrainian troops.

The $425 million Donbass Arena now serves as a depot and distribution point for supplies of humanitarian aid.

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