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Artists support Ukraine as Russia’s invasion continues

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Since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, artists from around the world have created influential murals in support of Ukraine. Here is how artists depicted war across continents:

Paris

Murals by French street artists Kelu Abstract and Jeff Aerosol are displayed on the wall of a Parisian building on March 14, 2022 in Paris, France.

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A mural by French street artist Julien Maland aka Seth Globepainter is displayed on the wall of a Parisian building on March 14, 2022 in Paris, France.

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A man snaps a mural of French street artist Sarah Schelot displayed on the “Walls of Peace” on March 28, 2022 in Paris, France.

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A man takes a mural by French street artist Eric Z. King aka EZK displayed on “Walls of Peace” on March 28, 2022 in Paris, France.

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French street artist and painter Christian Jamie (right) known as C215 stands in front of a mural depicting a young Ukrainian girl with a quote attributed to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Neither god nor icon, but the servant of the nation.

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A man takes a photo of murals displayed on the “Walls of Peace” on March 28, 2022 in Paris, France.

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Rome

An anti-Ukrainian mural by an Italian street artist known as “Laika” depicts an embrace between two women, one dressed in Russian and the other in the Ukrainian national colour, respectively, above the word MIR (Peace) in the Ostiense neighborhood on March 09, 2022 in Rome, Italy.

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Hello. A new mural by street artist Laika dedicated to the crisis between Russia and Ukraine.

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A mural depicting a Ukrainian child under SOS graffiti, created by street artist known as “Harry Grip,” is seen next to the Coliseum metro station on March 17, 2022 in Rome, Italy.

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Sofia, Bulgaria

A resident walks past a mural by Bulgarian artist Stanislav Belovsky depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin holding his body in Sofia, March 15, 2022.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

A woman walks past the mural “No to War” by muralist Maximiliano Bagnasco in Buenos Aires on March 5, 2022.

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Barcelona, ​​Spain

A passerby is seen watching a graphic representation of Ukrainian President Zelensky calling for an end to the Russian invasion in St. Jaume’s Square.

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A passerby takes pictures of a new poster by artist TvBoy for Peace in Ukraine. Barcelona-based Italian artist TvBoy is installing a new poster about the war in Ukraine in the Plaza de Sant Jaume, featuring three children raising the peace flag on a Russian tank.

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Gdansk, Poland

A mural of Putin, Hitler and Stalin with the slogan “No More Time” is seen on the wall next to the PKM Gdansk Jasien train station.

Mateusz Slodkowski | Light Rocket | Getty Images

A yellow heart pierced with bullets on a blue background with an inscription written in Ukrainian and Polish – “Ukraine is fighting” – seen in Gdansk, Poland on March 6, 2022 The mural was created to support the Ukrainian people during the Russian war against Ukraine.

Michel Fludra | Norfoto | Getty Images

Poznan, Poland

A mural by graffiti artist KAWU depicting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky as Harry Potter with a Z on his forehead (instead of a thunderbolt) symbolizing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in Poznan, Poland on March 9, 2022.

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Cardiff, Wales

A resident looks at a new Cardiff street art mural depicting the Ukrainian capital Kyiv under siege on March 1, 2022 in Cardiff, Wales.

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Prague

A woman walks past a mural, showing a child protecting with a Ukrainian flag against war, painted by artist ChemiS, on March 19, 2022 in Prague.

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London

A drawing describing the Russo-Ukrainian war on the ground in Trafalgar Square. Pro-Ukrainian demonstrations have continued on a daily basis in London since the outbreak of the Russo-Ukrainian War on February 24, 2022.

Hester Ng | Light Rocket | Getty Images

Krakow, Poland

A mural depicting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and the slogan ‘Glory to Ukraine’ written in Polish in Krakow, Poland on March 22, 2022.

Beata Zorzel | Norfoto | Getty Images

Angels

A person passes through the mural ‘To Ukraine with Love’ by artists Cory Mattei and Giuliano Trindade depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin on March 14, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.

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