Lomachenko photographed with Kadyrov friend

Lomachenko and Makhachev met in Las Vegas
Lomachenko and Makhachev met in Las Vegas

A video posted by the UFC showed a smiling Lomachenko, one of Ukraine’s most successful and famous athletes, hugging and taking a photo with Makhachev.

The latter is known for his friendship with the Kremlin-imposed leader of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, and for his support of Russia’s full-scale war in Ukraine.

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Previously, Lomachenko posted on Instagram a video of an anti-Ukrainian sermon by Metropolitan Longin, a bishop of the Moscow Patriarchate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

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Former Ukrainian tennis player Serhiy Stakhovsky posted a screenshot of Lomachenko's post on his Instagram stories with a comment that it would be better for the boxer to keep away from him.

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