Usyk boxing in Moscow undermines global understanding of Russian aggression against Ukraine – Deputy PM

15:40, 23 July 2018
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He cited the example of a Saturday fight between Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk and Russia's Murat Gassiev.

"Usyk is undoubtedly a great boxer. But a few more similar events in Moscow with the participation of Ukrainians will lead to no one in the world believing in the Russian aggression against Ukraine. Only in 'friendship'. And this is serious," Kyrylenko wrote on Twitter.

Read alsoUkrainian boxer Usyk wins Unified Champion of the World title in fight against Russia's Gassiev (Video)

As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk won the Unified Champion of the World title in a fight against Russian boxer Murat Gassiev.

The World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight final was hosted by Moscow's Olympic Stadium on July 21.

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