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Crimean sand artist: 'I'm trying to show the diversity of us'

18 May 2014 Last updated at 00:11 BST

Kseniya Simonova is a sand artist from Crimea.

A video of her sand animations went viral after she won the TV contest Ukraine's Got Talent in 2009.

Kseniya says she will always be inspired by her hometown of Yevpatoriya whether it is Russian or Ukrainian, but she is deeply troubled by the current violence in eastern Ukraine.

Video Journalist: Abdujalil Abdurasulov

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