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For some Ukrainians in the U.S., a traditional folk instrument is a form of resistance

Students learn to play the bandura. (Ali Oshinskie)
Students learn to play the bandura. (Ali Oshinskie)

Russia’s war on Ukraine is not only targeting physical territory, it also aims to eliminate the country’s culture as well. Ukrainians in the U.S. recently gathered in Connecticut to participate in their own form of resistance by playing and teaching a new generation the bandura.

Ali Oshinskie reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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