EFE

Lviv, Ukraine

Ukrainians celebrated on Thursday Vyshyvanka Day, an annual holiday celebrating the folk tradition of creating and wearing ethnic embroidered clothes called vyshyvanka.

But this year, vyshyvanka has become a symbol of the Ukrainian resistance against the Russian invasion.

“This is our sacred amulet in this war, Happy Vyshyvanka Day, Ukraine!" president Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in a video posted on his Twitter account in which he is wearing a traditional vyshyvanka shirt.  EFE

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