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Former boss of Amazon-owned Ring Ukraine takes up arms to fight Russia

Kira Rudik is now a leader of the Ukrainian political party called Voice and has been a member of parliament since 2019

Kira Rudik

Kira Rudik (Photo courtesy: Twitter)

Deepsekhar ChoudhuryAgencies Bengaluru
As the Russian offensive in Ukraine continued, Kira Rudik, a former chief operating officer of the local branch of Amazon's Ring, said she was armed to resist an invasion in the country's capital.

The 36-year-old Ukrainian is currently a leader of a political party called Voice and has been a member of the country's parliament since 2019. 

On Friday, Rudik told CNN that she was in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv. "We have been given Kalashnikovs and we will be able to resist if Russian forces come to Kyiv. I don't know if you can hear but there are

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First Published: Feb 26 2022 | 12:52 AM IST

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