Valuev criticized the persecution of the Ukrainian boxer Redkach for a photo with a Russian
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Russian professional boxer, State Duma deputy Nikolai Valuev commented on the incident with the harassment suffered by compatriots Ukrainian fighter Ivan Redkach for a photo with his Russian colleague Dmitry Bivol and a call to separate sports from politics.
Nikolai Valuev decided to support Redkach, saying that such cases of harassment are “an orgy that has been going on since 2014.”
"Sport, it should be out of politics", – Valuev emphasized.