U2′ Bono and The Edge held a wonder efficiency in Ukraine on Sunday, making a song in a subway station in Kyiv. The singer and guitarist have been joined by way of participants of a Ukrainian band as they carried out hits like “Sunday Bloody Sunday.”
“President Zelensky invited us to accomplish in Kyiv as a display of team spirit with the Ukrainian other folks and so that is what now we have come to do,” the band tweeted from its respectable account
Individuals of the Ukrainian pop-rock band Antytila joined Bono and The Edge to sing “Stand By means of You,” Antytila wrote on Instagram. They wore army fatigues and mentioned the efficiency used to be impromptu and with out practice session.
“This night we got here from Kharkiv to Kyiv on the non-public invitation of worldwide legend Bono, @u2,” the band wrote on Instagram, sharing a video in their efficiency. They mentioned the efficiency used to be to “beef up Ukraine and all our other folks.”
“Crucial second for us and all nation,” the band mentioned, thanking U2 and the folk of Eire for his or her beef up.
U2 has held wonder live shows earlier than, together with a number of in New York Town all over the years.
The live performance in Ukraine, then again, takes on a larger which means, as the rustic is in the midst of a struggle with Russia, which introduced an unprovoked assault in February. Thousands and thousands of other folks have fled the rustic and hundreds were killed.
On Sunday, ain Luhansk province that used to be sheltering about 90 other folks within the basement. Dozens of Ukrainians are feared lifeless.
Since Russia did not seize Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, it has centered its offensive within the Donbas area, the place Moscow-backed separatists were combating since 2014 and occupy some territory. The biggest Ecu war since Global Warfare II has advanced right into a punishingbecause of the Ukrainian army’s all of a sudden efficient protection.