Former WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko is running for mayor of Kiev, and the May 25 vote is swiftly approaching! I recently got a one-on-one interview with the boxer from the campaign trail, and wrote about it in my Los Angeles Daily News column. I have a feeling PM readers will find him to be much more than a pugilist — having grown up in the Soviet Union, he’s committed to bringing real democracy sans corruption to the Ukraine, and his model is the West: “I see the life standards in the U.S. and what we have to bring here to Ukraine People want to be part of the modern world. It’s one point to speak, another point to be.”
Or for a snapshot of Klitschko’s quotes and a poll on his chances for victory, click on over to my *NEW* (shameless plug alert!) World News site at About.com.
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