Moscow House in Vilnius turned into a symbol of Ukraine’s resistance
In Vilnius, a giant image of a Ukrainian woman in a national costume appeared on the Moscow House facade. This is a joint response by Lithuanian, Ukrainian, and Estonian artists to Russia’s war in Ukraine, LRT reports.
Ukrainian volunteer Tetiana, who works at the Zaporizhzhia Refugee Centre, is depicted on the mural. The over 200-square-meter mural was painted with aerosol paint by a robot created and closely supervised throughout the process by Estonian artist, engineer, and inventor Mihkel Joala.
The funds needed for the project — €13,000 — were raised by the Lithuanian people in just a few days. The mural aims to draw attention to the Ukrainian volunteers — the less visible people who are vital in Ukraine’s fight against Kremlin’s forces.
“Ukraine is able to resist [the Russian invasion] because the people are extremely united,” Lina Šlipavičiūtė, the artist who conceived the project, told LRT.lt.