Ukraine’s Kyiv Mayor, Vitali Klitschko, a retired World Boxing Heavyweight champion said on Wednesday that medical doctors and theatre actors are asking for weapons to defend the country’s capital against the advancing Russian army.
Klitschko, in a live interview with CNN’s senior international correspondent, Micheal Holmes, disclosed that those left in the city of Kyiv are ready to defend the city from falling to Russians, to the very end.
Klitschko told Micheal that “ many have left the capital and those who remained, like doctors, theatre actors have been approaching the authorities, asking for weapons to fight the Russian invaders”.
“ We are fighting for the whole of the democratic world and we are ready to defend our independence to the very end”.
“It is the will of the people to defend their democracy and their land against one the strongest armies of the world”.