God grant us to love Ukraine most of all today - having, so that we don't have to bitterly love - lose.
- Vyacheslav Chornovil
The Sword of Areya is a Ukrainian song, originally written for the bandura by the author of Vasily Lyutoy (disk of the Perun Shield). Written on July 21, 2004 for Bandura performance.
It became especially popular after the beginning of Russian aggression against Ukraine in 2014