Through Art, Children Plea For Peace In Ukraine
Published 12 August 2014
The Russian Committee of Solidarity with the Maidan -- a group of Russian supporters of pro-European activists in Ukraine -- or has collected antiwar drawings by children from across Ukraine and Europe. Members of the group said they would send the drawings to soldiers fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.
A Ukrainian girl holds hands with a Russian girl as they stand on Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is wearing "treasures that he has stolen from Russia."
"I'm For Peace" by 5-year-old Nikita from the Ukrainian town of Ilarionove
"I love Ukraine. Thank you, hero soldiers, for your kind, brave souls. No to war!" writes 11-year-old Alisa Shevchuk from Dnipropetrovsk.
'No To War" by 13-year-old Katya from Kyiv
Seven-year-old Vanya from the Ukrainian town of Ilarionove makes a plea for "Peace In The Whole World"
"Don't Block Out The Sun With Clouds Of War"
"I'm For Peace," says 5-year-old Kyrylo Pavlenko from Dnipropetrovsk.
"Angel Of Peace" by 5-year-old Lucette from Berlin
"No To War" by Maria Pashkevych, 10, from Dnipropetrovsk
Thirteen-year-old Katya from Kyiv captioned this drawing "No To War" in Russian and Ukrainian.
"To defenders of my country. Glory to Ukraine, glory to the heroes! My united Ukraine."
"I'm for peace in the whole world," says 12-year-old Myroslava from Dnipropetrovsk in this drawing.
"Russia, Ukraine, One Family" by 6-year-old Danya from Ilarionove