Flames’ Nikita Zadorov speaks out against Russian invasion of Ukraine

Flames’ Nikita Zadorov speaks out against Russian invasion of Ukraine

CALGARY — Calgary Flames defenseman Nikita Zadorov spoke Friday about his denouncement of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, referencing an interview on YouTube with Russian journalist Yury Dud that was posted Thursday.
During the two-hour-long interview with Dud, Zadorov — who is Russian — said he is “sorry for all the young guys.”
“I’m sorry,” Zadorov said. “Instead of raising the new generation, we sent them to die.”
This is not the first time Zadorov has used his platform to speak out against the war. His Instagram page has a pinned post titled “NO…


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