In Kyiv, boxing gyms offer chance to ease war stress

The sound of 90s hip hop mixes with the whamping thuds of fists striking heavy bags, as a group of boxers unleash combinations and burn off weeks of pent up stress in the Ukrainian capital. "It serves as an emotional relief in such times. It helps to discharge stress accumulated throughout the day, especially from the news," says Oleksandr, a worker from the International Committee of the Red Cross, who trains at the All Stars boxing club.

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