Ukraine’s ballet dancers are a ‘voice of resistance’ amid a greater struggle

“Culture is a dedicated target in the Russian war strategy.” But these ballet dancers—displaced in France—will keep performing.

Members of the Kiev City Ballet company perform the “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” during a performance on March 13. The dancers are among other displaced artists following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The conflict also has been destructive for the country’s cultural heritage.

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