Eurovision winner Ruslana leads Ukrainians in Athens march

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Ukrainian pop singer and former Eurovision song contest winner Ruslana, center, shouts slogans as she takes part in a protest to condemn the Russian strikes against multiple cities across Ukraine, in Athens, Greece, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Several hundred Ukrainians and symapthizers protesting the Russian invasion were joined by Ukrainian singer and 2004 Eurovision song contest winner Ruslana on Saturday in a march through central Athens.

The protesters ended up at Athens’ central Syntagma Square, where they sang Ukrainian folk songs, led by Ruslana.

They were joined by a small group of Iranian protesters marching for women’s rights in Iran.

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