Russia-Ukraine War: Wladimir Klitschko and Vitali Klitschko Former Ukrainian World Boxing Champions Join to Fight Russia

Klitschko Brothers
The brothers Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko during the 20st OSCE Foreign Ministers meeting on December 05, 2013 in Kiev, Ukraine. (Photo by Thomas Koehler/Photothek via Getty Images)

Wladimir Klitschko and his brother Vitali Klitschko, previous boxing champs, cheered popularity with battling in the ring. Today, the bros will definitely defend their nation. In a video clip published to Twitter on Thursday early morning, Wladimir Klitschko pled for support in what he believes will certainly be a “pointless battle” without winners or losers.

Wladimir enlisted in the Ukrainian reserve troops 3 weeks prior to Russia’s attack early Thursday, and also Vitali– the mayor of Kyiv, Ukraine– claimed recently he would certainly likewise use up arms.

Russia got into Ukraine early Thursday in what head of state Vladimir Putin referred to as a “special military operation.” In a speech that morning, Putin claimed he meant to “demilitarize” the nation in contrast to occupying it.

Wladimir claimed ” I’m addressing to all global allies to monitor this catastrophe that is occurring currently in Ukraine”. I simply intend to inform you we have to remain unified facing this fight, versus Russian hostility. Do not allow it proceed taking place in Ukraine. Do not let it happen in Europe as well as at some point the world. United we’re strong. Help Ukraine.”

Likewise Thursday, Vitali Klitschko informed Good Morning Britain he prepared to combat in what’s “currently a bloody battle.” Klitschko stated “I do not have another option” but to use up arms versus Russian intruders.

2 hours after Vitali Klitschko’s statement, his brother chipped in with a twitter update clarifying exactly how alarming the circumstance is for Ukraine and beyond.


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