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Ukraine artist becomes sand star


A young artist from Ukraine who draws her pictures in sand is fast becoming an international star, after winning the country's TV talent show, "Ukraine's Got Talent".

Kseniya Simonova moved her audience to tears with her depictions of the nation's painful wartime past, and has since had more than three million hits on YouTube.

David Hannah reports.


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