Shakhtar Donetsk

  • Soviet giants have enjoyed mixed fortunes since the Iron Curtain fell

    January 19, 2013

    The domestic football league of the old USSR was a vast, vibrant, and powerful competition, containing as it did clubs such as the Moscow giants Dynamo, Spartak, CSKA – and occasionally Torpedo – as well as influential teams from the republics, like the Dynamos of Kiev, Tbilisi, and Minsk.