Judo in Borodyanka, Ukraine

Moving on to the second wall, Judo in Borodyanka, Ukraine,
we find a young boy defeating a grown man in judo. This clever commentary on the David and Goliath dynamic between Ukraine and Russia gains extra meaning with Putin’s noted interest in the martial art. Banksy’s satirical approach is evident in this piece, using a martial art to symbolize the struggle between unequal forces. By representing the triumph of hope over adversity, it serves as a potent symbol for a nation determined to prevail over its aggressor.


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