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“We Are Not Leaving For Putin” – Ukrainian Female Lawmaker, Kira Rudik Joins War Front

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Kira Rudik, a female lawmaker in the Ukrainian Parliamentarian, has taken up arms to help her country’s military in its resistance against Russian forces.

"We Are Not Leaving For Putin" – Ukrainian Female Lawmaker, Kira Rudik Joins War Front

Ukrainian Female Lawmaker Joins War Against Russia

KanyiDaily had reported how Russian President, Vladimir Putin ordered a ‘special military operation’ in Ukraine on Thursday morning, killing hundreds of people and wounding dozens.

According to Al Jazeera, Ukraine President, Volodymyr Zelenskyy had on Thursday said 137 civilians and military personnel have been killed in the country on the first day of the Russian invasion with 316 wounded.

Speaking with CNN on Friday, February 25, Kira Rudik vowed to protect her country, saying “it is strange to go from working as a member of the Ukrainian parliament, under the threat of Russian attack, and then to have it suddenly start.”

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She said, “Then you know you have to do something. That’s when you get a gun and you learn how to shoot it. You understand you have to get a group of resistance, which we did, and now we are helping our army to fight Russian soldiers who are trying to take Kyiv right now as I am talking to you.”

Rudik added that this is the “new reality”. “We are not leaving. This is our town and this is our country, and no Putin soldiers will tell us how to live.”

Taking to her Twitter page, the lawmaker shared a photo of herself bearing arm saying “I learn to use #Kalashnikov and prepare to bear arms. It sounds surreal as just a few days ago it would never come to my mind. Our #women will protect our soil the same way as our #men. Go #Ukraine! 🇺🇦”

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KanyiDaily recalls that former heavyweight boxing champion, Vitali Klitschko said he would also take up arms alongside his brother and fellow Hall of Famer, Wladimir Klitschko to fight the Russian invasion of their country, Ukraine.

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