It was taken in Lviv, Ukraine, on May 1, 1968 by photographer Pavliuk Ilya. The image depicts a schoolgirl, whom her parents brought to the May Day demonstration. The girl’s face shows that she is not so happy with this fact, becoming the protagonist of numerous jokes and memes, since around the 2010s.
About her identity, according to Flashbak, many note its similarity with Vera Serdyuchka, former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, and Nadezhda Savchenko and even ex-parliamentarian Irina Fariion. But it’s nothing conclusive at the moment. Who is the sulky girl?