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Ukrainian soldiers tie the knot at checkpoint on the outskirts of Kyiv

Ukrainian soldiers tie the knot at checkpoint on the outskirts of Kyiv

The mayor of Kyiv, Vitaliy Klitschko, attended the wedding ceremony of two Ukrainian soldiers on Sunday, 6 March.

Lesya and Valeri tied the knot at a checkpoint at one of the entrances to the city as the Russian invasion entered its 11th day.

“They have been living in a civil marriage for a long time, and now they have decided to get married,” Klitschko said on social media.