Sea shanty, 'Wellerman', has been hijacked by separatists from Luhansk People's Republic and apparently turned into a propaganda anthem.
The song is from the mid-19th century but was made famous when covered by TikTok sensation, Nathan Evans, who took it to the top of the charts.
In the video posted by the pro-Kremlin rebels, they perform a dance routine to the cover while dressed as nurses and making gun symbols.
The changed lyrics are reportedly convincing young Russians of the need for war in Ukraine.
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