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Ukraine objects to Dutch beer ad

  • AP, Wednesday, April 25, 2012 4:07 PM

A Dutch television commercial that advises women to keep their husbands from attending this summer's Euopean Championshp because they are likely to be seduced by Ukraine's beautiful women has drawn protest from the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry.

The Netherlands Energy Company, in the clip titled ''Keep Him Home,''  offers a free beer tap to customers who sign up for its services. If Dutch men were able to tap their own beer, the ad implies, they would be more likely to watch the games at home instead of traveling to Ukraine.

An Internet search of ''Ukrainian woman'' shown in the clip reveals dozens of photos of women in erotic outfits and poses.

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