Alexander Picpot: Vladimir Astapkovich / RIA Novosti
Ukrainian boxer and world champion in the first heavyweight Oleksandr Usyk in the program “Vatske Light” spoke about the policies, accusing him of lack of patriotism.
The journalist asked about the actions of a boxer, if the Deputy called Barbels a traitor to the national interests. “I have him hooked on the tummy and all. And what have his immunity? The immunity applies only in the case when he communicates that it is not planted, and all the rest. He is the MP, and the people who chose it, has the right to hit”, — said the athlete.
22 Jul Usik defeated by the Russians by Murat Gassiev in the final of the world Boxing series. The fight took place in Moscow, which caused a mixed reaction in Kiev. So, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko saw the victory Mustache “a symbol of the Ukrainian struggle and victory”.
Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kirilenko, however, felt that the performance in Russia is misplaced. After that, the Tendril rejected awards from the state.
Video, photo All from Russia.