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

    Vitali Klitschko: ‘It’s much easier to be heavyweight champion than to be mayor’ (The Guardian)

    The Kiev mayor was one of the most dominant fighters of his era, and he says sport gave him skills he uses every day in his new career. Before he became one of boxing’s most dominant heavyweight champions and even longer before he entered the decidedly more treacherous arena of Ukrainian politics, a teenage Vitali

    Vitali Klitschko: “Ni Madrid ni Liverpool, esta final la gana Kiev” (AS)

    Vitali Klitschko (born July 1971, Kyrgyzstan) welcomes us in his Mayor’s office. Three-time World Heavyweight Boxing Champion is now a leading Ukrainian politician. He cannot hide his excitement that his city hosts the UEFA Champions League final – “Mayors all around the world would envy me!” (in Spanish)   Ha pasado del ring a la alcaldía y

    Bodyguard for Investors (Reutlinger General-Anzeiger)

      Vitali Klitschko, the former world heavyweight boxing champion and now the mayor of Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital city has achieved a lot, but still has many challenges ahead (in German). Full siz