Pavel Sivakov: 'I'm totally against the war in Ukraine'

The Russian rider says he wants people to understand that most Russians only want peace

Pavel Sivakov
(Image credit: Getty)

Ineos' Russian rider Pavel Sivakov has issued a statement condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Following the Russian invasion on February 24, the 24-year-old wrote on Twitter that he's "totally against the war" and that "most Russians only want peace".

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