While civilian casualties rise as Putin continues his 12th day of military invasion in Ukraine, where men and women are fighting against the unprecedented aggression, street artists around the world are condemning Russia’s attack in their own way.

As artists, they have a voice to speak up and influence others, and a moral obligation to act against injustice. So they took their peaceful weapons to the streets and sprayed the walls with stunning, yet heartwrenching murals to support Ukraine.

The cities in Wales, Sweden, the US, England, Finland, Germany, Italy, France, Scotland, Lithuania, Indonesia, and many more countries have now turned into urban galleries that not only openly criticize and mock Putin, but send support to the people of Ukraine and give hope to the world in turmoil. Below are some of the most touching examples that, although silently, speak louder than bombs.

#1

I Stand With You Ukraine. Painted In Northcote Lane, Off City Road In Cardiff Today

I Stand With You Ukraine. Painted In Northcote Lane, Off City Road In Cardiff Today

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Space Whale
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3 months ago

That's... incredible. I've seen people do it on paper but on a wall is next level.

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#2

For My Ukrainian Friends

For My Ukrainian Friends

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Serial pacifist
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3 months ago (edited)

I've booked an apartment in Kyiv through Airbnb, received a reply from the owner that all funds will be transferred for the defense and humanitarian support of Ukrainian people, and I never felt better about a vacation I won't have!

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#3

Putin Pictured As Voldemort - Streetart From Poland

Putin Pictured As Voldemort - Streetart From Poland

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River Webb
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3 months ago

you're a wizard Zelenskyy!

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Bored Panda reached out to Seth Globepainter, a Paris-based street artist whose mural of a little girl crushing tanks under her feet went viral on social media along with the works of other street artists who are creating art to support Ukraine. "This small girl symbolizes the courage of the Ukrainians faced with the Russian invasion,” Seth told us. This mural is located in the Butte-aux-Cailles neighborhood of Paris, the 13th arrondissement.

#4

A New Mural Was Painted In Przechodnia Street, Pogorzelec Estate, Warsaw

A New Mural Was Painted In Przechodnia Street, Pogorzelec Estate, Warsaw

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Veronica Sjöberg
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3 months ago

I love it.

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#5

Stand With Ukraine

Stand With Ukraine

Vitaliy Skakun, 26, young combat engineer. He sacrificed his life to blow up a bridge. He died on 24th of February in Putin's war on Ukraine. He died defending his country.

Polina was killed on Saturday, together with her parents on the streets of Kyiv. She was just a 4th grader.

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Space Whale
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3 months ago

This is so sad

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#6

Frankfurt-Based Artist Justus Becker Shows Solidarity With A 13-By-13-Meter Dove Of Peace

Frankfurt-Based Artist Justus Becker Shows Solidarity With A 13-By-13-Meter Dove Of Peace

The bird, which has been emblazoned on a building facade in front of Frankfurt’s skyline since Monday, carries an olive branch in Ukraine's national colors. ⁠

A sign against the war and for Ukraine.

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Space Whale
Community Member
3 months ago

That's beautiful

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“I painted several occasions at a school in Donbas located in the heart of the conflict zone, where I witnessed incredible resilience from the children. They are the ones who inspired me to realize this work,” the artist explained.

Seth also said that although he does not usually express his views on current events, he knows “how important it is for the people living through this dramatic situation to know that we are thinking of them.” He added: “I painted this in Paris for the Ukrainian people, particularly for my friend Oleg who is still in Kyiv.”

#7

The Mayor Of Vilnius Helped Create A Piece Of Art On The Same Street Opposite To The Russian Embassy, Which Says "Putin The Hague Is Waiting For You"

The Mayor Of Vilnius Helped Create A Piece Of Art On The Same Street Opposite To The Russian Embassy, Which Says "Putin The Hague Is Waiting For You"

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Caro Caro
Community Member
3 months ago

The verdict will be "guilty" but as with the MH17 case, the accused and guilty are still free. Sadly, Putin will never be jailed .

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#8

Pixel Street Art In Motala, Sweden

Pixel Street Art In Motala, Sweden

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Vicky Z
Community Member
3 months ago

Honestly i would feel embarrassed if my face was next to Hitler's but putin doesn't have such feelings probably

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#9

No Title Needed

No Title Needed

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Alexia
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3 months ago

Putler

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We also spoke with WOSKerski, an interdisciplinary artist based in London. Recently, he painted a beautiful mural of a woman dressed in a chunky knit hat, colored in bold Ukrainian flag colors. “I’m aware of how meaningless the online support is to the brave people of Ukraine fighting for their lives and their country but I still hope this little tribute will help somehow,” WOSKerski wrote on his Instagram adding that “let’s hope this madness ends soon.” The mural can be found in the Shoreditch area, London.

#10

Stop War

Stop War

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Priscilla Reshell
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3 months ago

Woah the realism 🤩

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#11

Gdańsk, Poland

Gdańsk, Poland

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Madison Feehan
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3 months ago

Слава Україні! 💙💛

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#12

Local Graffiti Artists From Iasi, Romania Are Depicting The Astonishing Ukrainian Resistance On A Wall

Local Graffiti Artists From Iasi, Romania Are Depicting The Astonishing Ukrainian Resistance On A Wall

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Madison Feehan
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3 months ago

Слава Україні! 💙💛

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“So first of all I have no idea who the girl is and originally she wasn’t wearing Ukrainian flag colors. So I changed quite a few bits when working on the design,” WOSKerski told us. “I was drawn to the portrait as I feel that her face expresses a mixture of outrage, fear and solemn determination to fight and I believe we are all equally outraged and shocked by what’s happening,” he explained.

“We can all support brave people of Ukraine by offering them shelter and supporting them financially, but as an artist, I strongly felt that it’s my duty and moral obligation to reach a wider audience and show both my support of Ukraine and also to raise awareness,” WOSKerski concluded

#13

New Oil Pastel Wall Inspired By Delacroix, Tribute To The Resistance Of Ukrainian

New Oil Pastel Wall Inspired By Delacroix, Tribute To The Resistance Of Ukrainian

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Madison Feehan
Community Member
3 months ago

Слава Україні! 💙💛

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#14

Stand With Ukraine

Stand With Ukraine

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Alex The Fanperson
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3 months ago

Amazing. Stunning

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#15

To Ukraine With Love

To Ukraine With Love

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Space Whale
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3 months ago

That's so sweet <3

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#16

I Painted This In St. George Skate Park This Morning In Support Of Ukraine

I Painted This In St. George Skate Park This Morning In Support Of Ukraine

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Logic and Reason
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3 months ago

NATO can’t do much without starting World War III. It’s not that simple.

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#17

Mother Of Georgia Stands With Ukraine

Mother Of Georgia Stands With Ukraine

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Scagsy
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3 months ago

The world unites against Putin's atrocities. Go UKRAINE!

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#18

Hope This S*** Will End As Soon As Possible! All My Support To The Ukrainian People! Peace, Not Fricking War

Hope This S*** Will End As Soon As Possible! All My Support To The Ukrainian People! Peace, Not Fricking War

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Space Whale
Community Member
3 months ago

Listen to the bird

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#19

"If We Don't End War, War Will End Us" Stop War

"If We Don't End War, War Will End Us" Stop War

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Caro Caro
Community Member
3 months ago

This one has a great message. I love it

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#20

Stop The Frickin' War

Stop The Frickin' War

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Anton Kider
Community Member
3 months ago

Ducking war...

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#21

New Piece To Show Support For Ukraine And Send Them Love And Prayers

New Piece To Show Support For Ukraine And Send Them Love And Prayers

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Sian Edwards
Community Member
3 months ago

This is in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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#22

Sunflower: The Symbol Of Solidarity For Ukraine

Sunflower: The Symbol Of Solidarity For Ukraine

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Michael Garceau
Community Member
3 months ago

This is a beautiful image!!

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#23

I Hope This Little Tribute Will Help Somehow

I Hope This Little Tribute Will Help Somehow

I’m aware of how meaningless the online support is to the brave people of Ukraine fighting for their lives and their country but I still hope this little tribute will help somehow. Let’s hope this madness ends soon.

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Vetus Vespertilio
Community Member
3 months ago

Beautiful, not meaningless. Knowing you are on the right side of history is empowering.

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#24

Gdańsk, You Are Doing It Well

Gdańsk, You Are Doing It Well

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party marty
Community Member
3 months ago

❤️

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#25

Putlerbusters

Putlerbusters

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kori
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3 months ago

this one's clever and true

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#26

Wall Art

Wall Art

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Vicky Z
Community Member
3 months ago

And to think that we never supported the Syrian people that still suffer😢

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#27

Peace For Ukraine

Peace For Ukraine

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Widdershins66
Community Member
3 months ago

Beautiful peace/piece 💖

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#28

May The People Of Ukraine & Truth Prevail

May The People Of Ukraine & Truth Prevail

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Alexia
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

As I told to one of my Ukrainian colleagues, truth is like oil. It will always rise above water

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#29

When The Power Of Love Overcomes The Love Of Power The World Will Know Peace. Jimi Hendrix

When The Power Of Love Overcomes The Love Of Power The World Will Know Peace. Jimi Hendrix

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Jay Son
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3 months ago

Amazing! Took me a few good seconds to realize the person is part of the art.

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#30

“It’s An Artist’s Duty To Reflect The Times In Which We Live” - Nina Simone

“It’s An Artist’s Duty To Reflect The Times In Which We Live” - Nina Simone

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Widdershins66
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3 months ago

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do NOTHING!

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#31

War Is Hell. Always Has Been. Always Will Be

War Is Hell. Always Has Been. Always Will Be

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Invisible Potato
Community Member
3 months ago

War is war and hell is hell, and war is worst then hell, in hell there should be only bad people, in war suffer everyone, even innocent life

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#32

Stop War

Stop War

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Debra Moss
Community Member
3 months ago

Breathtaking, literally made me gasp

#33

Slava Ukraini Mural In Sydney, Australia

Slava Ukraini Mural In Sydney, Australia

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Madison Feehan
Community Member
3 months ago

Слава Україні! 💙💛

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#34

Power To The People

Power To The People

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Alexia
Community Member
3 months ago

A leader that inspires the whole world.

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#35

Save Ukraine

Save Ukraine

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Stephen R Hipp
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3 months ago

Putin is a son of a dog

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#36

My Thoughts Are With All The People Of Ukraine Who Have To Suffer A Madman With No Sense Of Humanity

My Thoughts Are With All The People Of Ukraine Who Have To Suffer A Madman With No Sense Of Humanity

This wall is at 3000 meters and may be the highest of Europe- I absolutely had plans to celebrate this fact with a different design, but could not when children are crying and innocent people are dying.

Ukraine stay strong!

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Heather Lambie
Community Member
3 months ago

Beautiful and so sad

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#37

If I Could Share This 1,000,000 Times I Would

If I Could Share This 1,000,000 Times I Would

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Debra Moss
Community Member
3 months ago

Mankind isn't anymore, mangreedy, manselfish and manbrutal took over.

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#38

No To The War, Stop The War

No To The War, Stop The War

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Widdershins66
Community Member
3 months ago

Oooohhh the children, the poor children!!!

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#39

The Motherland Monument. Stay Strong Ukraine

The Motherland Monument. Stay Strong Ukraine

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Alex The Fanperson
Community Member
3 months ago

Well there's not. Too bad you can't get a humanity transplant

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#40

By Graffiti Artist John Viana In Lisbon, Portugal On Putin's War Against Ukraine

By Graffiti Artist John Viana In Lisbon, Portugal On Putin's War Against Ukraine

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Debra Moss
Community Member
3 months ago

Brought tears. Incredibly powerful, her exhaustion, pain, bewilderment, forcefully sad

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#41

"Putin Go To Hell"

"Putin Go To Hell"

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Yevgenia Kleitman
Community Member
3 months ago

It say that Putin should go f*ck himself.

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#42

Pray For Ukraine

Pray For Ukraine

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Debra Moss
Community Member
3 months ago

Genius art

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#43

Be Strong Ukraine

Be Strong Ukraine

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Space Whale
Community Member
3 months ago

I may sound dumb but what does the bubble writing across the wall say

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#44

We Stand With You

We Stand With You

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Leona Martin
Community Member
3 months ago

this is so beautiful

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#45

Stop War In Ukraine

Stop War In Ukraine

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Wasd0000
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3 months ago

Putin should take a nap, permanently.

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#46

Spring Time

Spring Time

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Beck
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3 months ago

Is he sup to be like pence with the fly and gorbechov with the birthmark?

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#47

No Means No

No Means No

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Debra Moss
Community Member
3 months ago

Exactamente. Es exactamente lo mismo. Arte profundo y poderoso.

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#48

Fight For Your Rights

Fight For Your Rights

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#49

South London With A Message For Poots

South London With A Message For Poots

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Widdershins66
Community Member
3 months ago

If only...

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#50

Street Art With A Political Message: Solidarity With Ukraine

Street Art With A Political Message: Solidarity With Ukraine

On the st. Galler Kreuzbleiche there is a wooden wall in front of the riding arena on which sprayers can legally let off steam. The graffiti on it currently has political content: it calls for solidarity with the people and for peace in Ukraine

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Madeleine Flowers
Community Member
3 months ago

This should be everywhere!

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