Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelensky have played a starring role in this year’s Lewes Bonfire celebrations.

The adversaries who have dominated headlines in 2022 following the Russian invasion of Ukraine have taken centre stage as part of a tableaux which will be carried through the streets on Saturday, November 5.

The tableaux depicts Zelensky dressed as Rambo riding a Ukrainian tank with Putin mounted to the gun of the tank while presented as a pig.

A spokesman for the Lewes Borough Bonfire Society, who created the design, said: “This year we salute the man who leads his nation in its brave stance against oppression and invasion and is carrying his country men and women to ensure they have the freedoms we in the west so cherish yet take for granted.”