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Nothing else matters

Nothing else matters

Cover of Metallika by Ukrainian musicians – Noting else matters played with accordion and bandura. The cover is performed by B&B project musicians. This young Ukrainian collective was formed in March 2015. Their aim is to give new life to traditional Ukrainian instruments by searching for new, modern repertoire and performance possibilities. The group consists of […]

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Spiritual anthem of Ukraine

Spiritual anthem of Ukraine

Ukrainian spiritual anthem performed on bandura Talented musician Yaroslav Dzhus performs spiritual anthem of Ukraine on Bandura. The composition is performed in a very symbolic place – at St. Miharl’s church where there was hospital for wounded protesters during Revolution of Dignity. Source: Youtube

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Short cartoon about Ukrainian soldiers

Short cartoon about Ukrainian soldiers

Cartoonist Yuriy Zhuravel presented a short cartoon which tells about adventure which happened to servicemen of 128th brigade. On February 6 Ukrainian servicemen of 128th mechanized brigade captured tank T-72 which belonged to Russian fighters. The enemy used to shell Ukrainian positions with this tank for more than a week. It was impossible to destroy […]

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Warriors’ music – announcement of the project

Warriors’ music – announcement of the project

Military-patriotic and cultural project ‘Warriors’ music’ has been launched recently. The aim of the project is to prove that Ukrainian army has got soul. Soldiers perform famous Ukrainian songs on different musical instruments. The project starts with one of the most important songs for every patriot of Ukraine – the hymn. The cello cover of […]

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‘Not to die young’ – song by rock band BI-2 dedicated to heroes of anti-terrorist operation

‘Not to die young’ – song by rock band BI-2 dedicated to heroes of anti-terrorist operation

Russian rock band BI-2 gives support to Ukrainian Armed Forces – ‘Not to die young’ Byelorussian and Russian rock band BI-2 alludes to the destructiveness of Putin’s regime and expresses support to Ukrainian Armed Forces. They have issued a music video for the song ‘Not to die young’ where they used a number of videos […]

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‘To hear the East’ – Ukrainian artists on the problem of Donbas

‘To hear the East’ – Ukrainian artists on the problem of Donbas

September 17, 2014 The work of Oleg Chuchup. Source: Twitter

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Hard rock. Donetsk pensioner give street concert in the centre of the city occupied by terrirosts

Music is more powerful than war. Donetsk pensioners play hard rock in the city Every week two pensioners residents of Donetsk city give concert at Pushkin square. Recently musicians played Smoke on the Water of legendary Deep Purple ‘Music has always been more powerful than war. Now there are explosions and we are playing with […]

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Ukrainian cossacks writing letter to Russian Tzar – then and now

Ukrainian cossacks writing letter to Russian Tzar – then and now

Painting of Illiya Repin revived by Ukrainian soldiers – letter to Russian Tzar “If you, son of a bitch, come here, we will give you a kick in the butt.” Modern reflection acted out by the soldiers of 95-th airmobile brigade of a famous painting of Ilya Repin “Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan […]

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Selection of best patriotic graffiti

Selection of best patriotic graffiti

September 2, 2014 Artists express their patriotism in graffiti – selection Source: social networks

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Ukraine. Hardened with pain (Video)

Ukraine. Hardened with pain

Mykhailo Havryliuk in special project ‘Ukraine. Hardened with pain’ This project is an attempt to support people and express love to one’s country. Because during the last 10 months Ukraine has suffered so much that this might be enough for a dozen of years and countries. That is why the team project wanted to commemorate […]

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