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 Exhibition on icons painted on ammunition boxes opened in Dnipropetrovsk. VIDEO

Exhibition of icons painted on ammunition boxes from the anti-terrorist area opened in Dnipropetrovsk on Wednesday.

As reported by Censor.NET citing Radio Liberty, authors of the icons, a couple of painters Sofia Atlantova and Oleksandr Klymenko, presented around 30 icons painted in Byzantine style.

According to Klymenko, all icons have been painted on planks from ammunition boxes which were delivered from the anti-terrorist area by Dnipropetrovsk volunteers and Dnipro-1 regiment soldiers, as well as on pieces of camouflage fabric.

The painters call their creations 'art objects' and note that all those planks from hot spots like Pisky, Debaltseve, Ilovaisk have been returned to peaceful life with images of the saints, Jesus, and Holy Mother.

The icons can be purchased at the exhibition. Received funds will be transferred by the painters to military medics who rescue Ukrainian military in the combat activities area. One icon costs between 700 to several thousand EUR.

As told by Klymenko, the exhibition has been presented in European cities, including Lublin, Berlin, Munich, Leipzig, Prague, Hanover, the Hague. There, the couple has sold icons for the total of 700,000 UAH ($31,800), which funds have been donated to the Mykola Pyrohov First volunteer hospital in the Donbas. The exhibition will be shown in other cities of Ukraine.





 
 
 
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