The famous anonymous graffiti artist Banksy seems to confirm that he is in Ukraine after revealing his latest work of art on Instagram, reports The Guardian, quoted by news.ro.
Bombed residential area in the town of Borodianka, northwest of Kyiv Photo: Sergei Chuzavkov/SOPA Images/Shutterstock Editorial/Profimedia
Speculation that Banksy is in the war-torn country has intensified after a series of murals appeared in the town of Borodianka, near Kyiv.
A mural depicted a man resembling Russian President Vladimir Putin pinned to the ground during a judo match with a little boy.
Another shows two children using a hatch as a rocking chair.
However, the mural through which Banksy chose to reveal his presence in Ukraine is that of a gymnast, on a damaged building.
The graffiti artist posted three images of the mural on Instagram on Friday, along with the caption: “Borodianka, Ukraine.”
Borodianka, hard hit by the bombardments
Borodyanka, located northwest of the capital, was one of the towns most affected by Russian bombing since the start of the invasion.
Russian soldiers invaded in February this year, occupying the city, which was then liberated in April.
Since then, the city has been at the center of reconstruction efforts, with several towers having been demolished following battle damage.