Ukrainian heavyweight boxer Alexander Usik criticized President Vladimir Zelensky, who urged fellow citizens to refrain from visiting temples during a pandemic coronavirus. Athlete interview published in the YouTube channel of Dmitry Gordon.
the 33-year-old native of Simferopol saw the actions of the authorities desire to “close the Church”. The tendril was horrified at such a prospect. “The first thing that came to mind that all this resembles a return to the Soviet Union, when, God forgive me, krasnopuzye closed churches and so on. Now in the XXI century how can you let this happen? Frankly, I even felt a certain aggression, a desire to stand up for their faith,” — said the Mustache in conversation with Gordon.
18 April, the Ukrainian leader addressed the citizens of the country. Zelensky urged Ukrainians to forget about comfort and focus on survival during a pandemic. In addition, the President spoke about the plans to mitigate the quarantine in Ukraine from April 24.
Mustache — the former absolute world champion on Boxing in the first heavy weight. The Ukrainian has already made his debut in the heavyweight division, defeating American Chaz Witherspoon.