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The Metalist Stadium, which holds 35,000 and was renovated in 2009 specifically for this summer's high-profile event, will have its first taste of the competition on Saturday when Wesley Sneijder and his team-mates take on Denmark. Then comes the mouth-watering clash between heavyweights Germany and Netherlands on June 13, before Portugal take on Bert van Marwijk's team on June 17.
A place that gathers plenty of attention from tourists in Kharkiv is the Museum of Sexual Cultures, while the city is also well known for a large amount of industrial and mechanical production, which has made the country one of the largest exporters of tanks for many years.
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