The sirens of the Ministry of Emergencies are heard on the streets of Ukraine against the background of the video “Dancing with the Stars” by the famous Maxim Chmerkovsky on Instagram.
A few hours before his post, Russia invaded Ukraine, causing fear and anxiety among residents.
“I will never be the same. It’s stressful and I get back the old feelings like I did before. It is exactly as it was, when and why we left in the 90s, ”Chmyarkouski said.
The invasion of Ukraine began on February 24, and Russian President Vladimir Putin has threatened that any country that tries to intervene will face “consequences you have never seen“, – McClatchy News reports.
When Russian troops advanced towards the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, cities, towns and villages were bombed together way, according to McClatchy News.
Both world leaders and politicians weigh the last 24 hours, so do citizens and celebrities online.
Chmerkovsky emigrated to the United States when he was 14 with his family from Ukraine and returned home when the invasion engulfed the county, according to The Hill.
When he stands and talks to his audience on a video posted on Instagram, he reflects on how he wants to return home, but knows that many people in Ukraine have nowhere to go.
“You know me. I stay strong and don’t show it, but …” he pauses, choking.
Chmerkovsky publishes another video in which families pull backpacks in parks with children
Most of the people fleeing the invasion found themselves in traffic jams for hours, Estein Bogen wrote in his Twitter account.
“The traffic jam is at least 10 km long,” Bogen wrote on Twitter. “All refugees demanding to withdraw from the Russian invasion army.”
Another journalist shared footage when the Russian military invaded the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
The Chernobyl station is located about 60 miles north of the Ukrainian capital Kiev. At the time of the nuclear accident at the station in 1986, Chernobyl and others Ukraine was part of the Soviet Union.
Reporters’ videos show tanks occupying the area as Russia seizes the plant.
As tensions rose in Ukraine, Russians rallied against the invasion. One of the demonstrators filmed a rally in Russia, where residents are heard shouting “no war” or “no war” as they move through the streets.
In his series of videos, Chmerkovsky talks about how he feels that the signs of post-traumatic stress disorder are returning.
“I literally just forgot about those feelings of‘ always on the edge ’and started worrying about things like barbecue grills. I cry when I write this, because everyone deserves to worry about the “barbecue”, not about the war, “- writes Chmerkovsky. “Hug your loved ones.”