Ukraine lost 1 in 4 people during WW 2 - more than any other country. Simonova's sand story talks about the German invasion in 1941. First there is a couple sitting on a bench under the stars. Warplanes appear and people are crying. After the baby arrives the woman smiles again, but the young woman becomes an old widow. Finally there is an obelisk the Ukrainian monument to its Unknown Soldier
The translation for the writing at the end is 'You are always near me (by my side)'
This was from Ukraine's got Talent. (She won BTW)