Alexandr Dolgopolov asks for world leading nations to step up and help Ukraine



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Alexandr Dolgopolov asks for world leading nations to step up and help Ukraine

Former Ukrainian tennis player Alexandr Dolgopolov has asked for prayers and called for the leading nations to step up and help Ukraine. On Thursday, Russia's invasion of Ukraine officially started and Dolgopolov took to Twitter to ask his followers for thoughts and prayers.

"Please keep Ukraine in your thoughts and prayers. My hometown Kiev and the whole Ukraine is under attack right now! The bombings have started at night!!!" Dolgopolov tweeted.

Dolgopolov: Don't leave Ukraine alone

Dolgopolov has called for the world leading nations to step up and stop Russia's attacks on Ukraine.

"All the free world needs to know, that now only Ukraine stands between them and a crazy regime! Europe, USA, Britain, and all the rest, step up. We need more help," Dolgopolov wrote in another tweet. "As for now, fights on all fronts, no big captures for the occupants.

Hold on, guys." A day earlier, Ukrainian tennis player Marta Kostyuk took to social media, where she shared a powerful message amid the Russia and Ukraine tensions. "Ukraine has its own History. Ukraine has its own Culture.

Ukraine has its own Language. Ukraine has its own Nation. Ukraine has its own Territory. Ukraine is a sovereign Country. Ukraine is not a 'part of Russia,' it wasn't and will never be," Kostyuk posted on Instagram Story.

Meanwhile, Russian tennis star Andrey Rublev revealed he has received negative comments on social media following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. "Of course I get some bad comments on Internet because I am Russian.

I can't react on them. If I want to have peace, I need to be like doesn't matter. Even if they throw rocks to me, I need to show I'm for peace, I'm not here to be aggressive or something," Rublev revealed.

Ukrainian tennis star Elina Svitolina also reacted after Russia's invasion of Ukraine officially started.