This weekend, Europe’s glitziest celebration of pop music, the Eurovision Music Contest, will rejoice its 66th 12 months in Turin, Italy.
However with Ukraine odds-on favorite to win, and each Belarus and Russia banned, will we see voters unite towards Putin?
Because the battle continues, Kalush Orchestra are a number of the only a few males presently allowed to go away the nation.
BBC Ukraine’s Viktoriia Zhuhan joined them as they ready for the competition within the war-torn metropolis of Irpin.
Producer: Claire Press
Digicam: Marek Polaszewski
Video editor: Derrick Evans