Yanukovych congratulates Klitschko on victory over Charr

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Sept. 10, 2012, 10:14 a.m. | Sports — by Interfax-Ukraine

Two-time WBC World Heavyweight Champion Vitali Klitschko from the Ukraine poses for a photo in Moscow, on September 7, 2012.

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has congratulated Vitali Klitschko on his victory in a boxing match against German boxer Manuel Charr to retain his WBC world heavyweight title on Saturday night.

"I am very glad that you successfully retained your championship title, demonstrated your skills, and your individual style in the match against the top-rated competitor," reads the text of the congratulation.

Yanukovych also wished Klitschko good health, happiness to his family and new victories.

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Bernie Campbell Sept. 10, 2012, 11 a.m.    

Vitali threw Charr a morsel! What ramifications politically does this fight mean given Syria's unstable government! Is Vitali playing a favor game! I think he should take a fight with Robert Helenius after the inevitable outcome of the election!

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bkrevel Sept. 10, 2012, 4:58 p.m.    

Yanuslimeovych is sucking up to the next president!!!!

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