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 Exhibition of photographs by Censor.NET's Vika Yasynska takes off in Kyiv

On Aug. 15, the Taras Shevchenko National Museum is opening an exhibition of photographs by journalist and photographer of Censor.NET Vika Yasynska.

The exhibit titled Portrait of a Soldier comprises 40 portraits of Ukrainian fighters, Censor.NET reports.

Read more: "Portrait of a soldier" exhibition of photos by Censor.NET's author Vika Yasynska opens in Kyiv's Officer's Club on Monday. PHOTOS+VIDEO

The photographs are documentary images combined with quotes by the soldiers revealing their opinions, motives, and war experience.

Exhibition of photographs by Censor.NETs Vika Yasynska takes off in Kyiv 01

"A portrait is a face, eyes, and even character of a person, while his soul is his acts. Our guys, the defenders, are the people who opened their souls to others through their acts. I was just trying to record these people for history and show the country what those men are like who call themselves and feel themselves Ukrainians.

"All of them are united around the idea to defend their land and revenge for their killed comrades," Yasynska said.

The exhibit has been traveling around Ukraine since March 2016, has visited large cities and hometowns of the photographed heroes.

Portrait of a Soldier
will be open in Kyiv from Aug. 15 until Sept. 4 in the Taras Shevchenko National Museum at 12 Tarasa Shevchenka Blvd. Opening hours: Tue-Su 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

The opening is scheduled for Aug. 15, 6 p.m.

The exhibit is organized by Khudozhniy Tyl Charity Foundation, supported by Censor.NET, Chornyi Kvadrat Theater, Diahonal Printing Studio, and the National military and historic museum of Ukraine.
 
 
 
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