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Russia-Ukraine conflict: How the sunflower has become a symbol of resistance and solidarity

Firstpost | 04/03/2022 01:59 PM | Click to read full article

The national flower, which is deeply embedded in Ukraine's culture is being adopted by protesters. Some are carrying bouquets at rallies, others are displaying the floral emoji to show support online. 

Amid the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, the sunflower has emerged as an emblem of support for Ukraine, with celebrities and protesters wearing or carrying the flower as a way to draw attention to the plight of Ukrainians.