WATCH | Love and war collide as couple gets married in Ukraine building destroyed by war

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Love knows no bounds indeed; even in the middle of a war, it persists.

Anastasia and Anton Sokolov from Ukraine, Kharkiv, got married in a country that has been under attack and destruction since the Russian invasion.

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As seen in a video by Euro News, they got married in a subway against a historical building destroyed by the war.

The bride and groom were beaming into each other’s eyes. They were surrounded by civilians and journalists who wanted to capture the out of the ordinary celebration.

This was no glitzy ceremony, no time for make-up and dress fittings, but Anastasia made an effort to look like a bride. She wore a cream-white silk dress with a layer of a tulle fabric to give it a bridal look.


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She wore a flower crown with a veil over her bald hairdo to accessories her look. Anastasia also wore black knee-high, thick-soled boots with a leather jacket to top it all off.

And oh, what is a wedding without champagne? They made a toast as they said ‘I do’ in the subway.

There have been other couples who got married during the war in Ukraine. In March YOU wrote a story about Ukrainian soldiers Lesya Ivashchenko and Valeriy Filimonov who put their guns down for a while so they could tie the knot. 

At their wedding ceremony they were surrounded by armed soldiers on the outskirts of the capital, Kyiv.

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