Meanwhile, in Ukraine, Bono and the Edge were invited to perform in Kyiv today by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

President @ZelenskyyUa invited us to perform in Kyiv as a show of solidarity with the Ukrainian people and so that’s what we’ve come to do,” they tweeted: 

The concert took place at the Khreshchatyk metro station which was turned into a bomb shelter during the ongoing war with Russia:

It’s like the USO, maybe?

The concert did take a cringe-worthy turn when Ukrainian pop star Taras Topolia joined Bono and Edge on stage to sing a version of “Stand by Me” with the “me “exchanged with “Ukraine.”

Game over, Putin:

Maybe they want Russia to win?

Bono then tried to get Topolia to bad-mouth President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, but he deftly avoided any negative criticism of the world leaders and instead thanked the Bono and the Edge for performing: