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 Huge portrait of Savchenko painted in Zaporizhia. PHOTOS

A mural portrait of Nadiia Savchenko dedicated to the Ukrainian pilot's birthday has been painted on a 27-meter-high wall of an old grain elevator in Zaporizhia.

The portrait was painted by a group of young artists from Zaporizhia. The layout was created by artist Valerii Dzyhalo, Censor.NET reports citing UNIAN.

запорожье савченко графити

The artists promise that portraits of political prisoners Oleksandr Kolchenko and Oleh Sentsov, as well as the lyrics of the national anthem will appear next to the Savchenko's portrait soon.

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The activists say it is the first of a series of works. They are going to dedicate a total of 10 murals to Nadiia Savchenko, who turned 35 on May 11.

запорожье савченко графити

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On March 22, Russian court sentenced Savchenko to 22 years in prison for the alleged murder of Russian journalists who illegally entered the east of Ukraine to provide information support to the Russian militants.
 
 
 
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