Russian UFC fighter Kunitskaya decided to apply for US citizenship

Yana Kunitskaya, Russian female fighter of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), said she has decided to take up US citizenship.

“[Отcтранение роccийcких cпортcменов] this is very unfortunate. I don’t want to look at it from a political point of view, but people train their whole lives and they can’t compete.

I don’t know what I would do if I were in their place. Fortunately, this does not affect the UFC, except that it is difficult for someone to open a visa. I do not condemn those who want to acquire another citizenship because they are forbidden to speak.

You have been playing your favorite sport since childhood and you are moving towards your goal, but here it is not clear how long it will all take. My decision to get a second citizenship is not about anything like that.

Still, I agree, because we live here, the child already has American citizenship, so we need it, ”says the athlete Meta reviews.

The 32-year-old Russian woman has been living and studying in the United States for several years with her husband, Thiago Santos, with a green card, and her daughters received US citizenship by birth.

Former biathlete Lydia Zhurauskaite saidwhy the Russian Federation decided to renounce his citizenship in favor of Lithuania.



Source: Gazeta

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