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Ukrainian artists forced to flee from Russian invasion form community in Berlin

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Hanna Zvyagintseva was born in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, and had lived there her whole life.

That is until the Russian invasion began.

She stayed put in the city with her mother for a few weeks until they took the decision to join millions of other Ukrainians and flee.

For a month she has been living with her mother in Berlin. Her art now relates to her own experiences from seeing the war up close, and her life as a refugee.

"We are feeling guilty. Everyday. Because you are alive. You are here. You can work. You can sit with an iPad," she says.

Pic: Image shows a group of Ukrainian artists around a table at the creative workspace in Berlin - AP Photo

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