Vitali Klitschko: Warnings from China helped us reduce COVID spread (Skavlan)

    Kyiv mayor and former world heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko says the Ukrainian capital city’s close sister connection with Wuhan in China helped reduce the spread of COVID-19 in this Coronavirus special series, «SKAVLAN + 1».

    How ‘Dr Ironfist’ Vitali Klitschko took control of Kiev’s fight against coronavirus (The Times)

    Full size The former heavyweight champion tells Matt Dickinson, The Times that he cannot think about old glories, there are disbelieving citizens who must be protected.

    Vitali Klitschko: Fire near Chernobyl “under control” (RTL)

    Forest fires and corona concern the mayor (in German). Klitschko als Krisenmanager gefordert Als hätte Vitali Klitschko wegen der Corona-Pandemie nicht schon genug zu tun, macht dem Kiewer Bürgermeister ein zweiter Krisenherd zu schaffen. Ein Brandherd, um genau zu sein. Denn nahe Tschernobyl brennt es in den Wäldern. In dem Atomkraftwerk war am 26. April […]

    How Vitali Klitschko saved Kiev from the coronavirus crisis (The Telegraph)

    Exclusive interview: Kiev, where the former boxer is the mayor, has suffered only 15 coronavirus-related deaths. Vitali Klitschko was a leader as heavyweight world boxing champion and is proving himself equally adept at showing a way forward as the Mayor of Kiev, a city which under his leadership has so far managed to avoid the […]

    Kyiv mayor looks to tech and tourism to unlock potential (fDi)

    Not only has Kyiv hosted high-profile international events in recent years, it has also utilised its tech expertise to make it a safer and smarter city, mayor Vitali Klitschko tells fDi. Q: What are the main investment opportunities that the city of Kyiv has to offer for international investors? A: Kyiv is in a great […]

    Vitali Klitschko – legendary champion and father

    DAD.CEO had the immense pleasure to sit down for an exclusive 1-on-1 interview with the legendary Vitali Klitschko – Former Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World, Mayor of Kyiv, Ukraine and most importantly an incredible husband and father to 3 very aspiring and global thinking kids. DAD.CEO: What is your favorite activity with your kids […]

    Vitali Klitschko: “Baku is a fantastically beautiful city ” (Zerkalo)

    The exclusive interview of Vitali Klitschko, the mayor of Kyiv to ‘Zerkalo” (in Russian) — Сравнительно недавно Киев отмечал свой день рождения. Вы родились в Киргизии, переехав с семьей в Украину в возрасте 14 лет. Помните первые впечатления от того Киева , в чем он выигрывал и в чем проигрывал Киеву нынешнему? — Я влюбился в […]

    KLITSCHKO’S KIEV (Wonderlust)

    The former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion is now Mayor of the Ukrainian capital, and tells us why we should come. Kyiv, as it is locally spelled, (pronounced Keev or Ky-eev), is the capital of Ukraine, a country with an air of mystery that has been fought over for centuries, and is being, sadly, partly fought […]

    Klitschko: We were all so ignorant about HIV, and the prejudice is still with us (The Independent)

    Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko endorses the Independent’s Christmas campaign, raising funds for the Elton John AIDS Foundation. When I was growing up in Kyiv, HIV was always talked about as a capitalist disease. It was the disease of capitalist countries and of loose moral values. For the majority of Ukrainians, HIV positive citizens were simply written […]

    Vitali Klitschko: Stepping up sanctions against Russia (Deutschlandfunk)

    The mayor of Kyiv and former boxer Vitali Klitschko supported the imposing of the restricted martial law in Ukraine. There is an unprecedented concentration of Russian military on the Ukrainian border, said Klitschko. If Russia gets more aggressive, Europe would have to react (in German). Jürgen Zurheide: Wir wechseln in die Ukraine, Vitali Klitschko ist […]