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‘It was a hard gig’: What it’s like to perform for Ukraine’s troops

Despite the country’s incredibly difficult situation, people in Ukraine are trying to keep up spirits through music and art.

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Performing for Ukrainian troops: “It was a hard gig,” as they say.

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As Russia’s war in Ukraine continues, music has become increasingly important in maintaining morale among soldiers and civilians alike. CNN speaks with two Ukrainian musicians at the vanguard of the country’s cultural resistance.