Olympic medallist  Zhan Beleniuk training young wrestlers at a sports school for children in Boyarka, near the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, on July 4th. Beleniuk is Ukraine’s first mixed-race member of parliament. Photograph: Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images

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