Miss Universe of Ukraine dressed as a battle angel in New Orleans

Miss Ukraine entered this year's Miss Universe pageant despite Russia's invasion

She debuted a costume inspired by the Archangel Michael, a protector

Viktoria Apanasenko's costume was created in four months

Viktoriia Apanasenko wielded a sword and dressed in a handmade outfit

The costume features a pair of wings with 16-foot wingspan in the colors of the Ukrainian flag

The results of the costume portion will be revealed on the night of January 14