Maksim Chmerkovskiy continues to show the reality of what is going on in Ukraine.
The “Dancing with the Stars” pro was over in his home country filming a dance competition when Russia attacked.
He’s posted several horrifying photos and videos of the current climate in Ukraine.
On Wednesday, March 2, the dancing pro posted a video to his Instagram which shows Russian fighter jets dropping bombs on Ukraine followed by massive explosions.
Maksim Calls Russian Attacks ‘Genocide!’
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He captioned the video, “WAR. TARGETING CIVILIANS! This tactic is meant to demoralize the country and make Ukraine surrender. THIS! IS! GENOCIDE!”
A follower commented, “This breaks my heart. God said LOVE one another, NOT destroy one another!!!😢😢💔💔.”
“These videos and pictures are so devastating to watch – but they are needed – I can’t even begin to imagine what anyone in that region is feeling but this gives such a clear unfiltered view of what is happening…… praying for safely ❤️ the words sound so small but know thoughts and prayers are with you all,” another wrote.
Maksim Continues To Post Footage & Photos From War-Torn Ukraine
Many of his followers were thankful to him for posting the raw and uncut truth.
“This has to stop! Keep posting! The world is with you,” a supportive fan wrote, while another wrote, “Thank you. For being vocal 🙌🏼😢 My country is dying😢😢😢.”
Maks updated fans and let them know he made it safely to Poland.
On Tuesday, March 1, he took to Instagram Live to detail what he witnessed on his way out of Ukraine.
“It has turned into David and Goliath of just massive proportion,” he explained. “It’s just reality. It’s David and Goliath in reality. I feel like I’m in high school again in Brooklyn, and I feel like I’m in a hallway and I feel like I’m watching a little kid get beat up by a big kid.
Russian troops bombed Babyn Yar, a sacred part of Ukraine which serves as a memorial to Ukrainian Holocaust victims.
Zelensky said, “You are killing Holocaust victims for the second time.” He continued, “Nazism is born in silence.”
President Zelensky concluded his speech with, “Glory to Ukraine!”
President Zelensky Compares Putin To A Nazi
The Blast previously reported on Maks’ social media posts shedding light on the war on Ukraine.
On Tuesday, March 1, the dancer photos and video footage of the destruction in Kharkiv.
He captioned the devastating footage, “WAR. Kharkiv has been absolutely destroyed by shelling for the last few days. Most hit residential areas and there are reports of many civilian casualties.”
The video included shows people chasing down a black SUV and pounding on the hood of it. The SUV tears through the expanding crowd with one person getting catapulted into the air before falling off the car and sliding across the pavement.
Other photos show a blown up car, dismantled buildings and mass destruction.
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Many of his verified followers sent messages of love and support.
“Glee” star Heather Morris wrote, “Make it home safe brother.”
One fan wrote, “our posts have been honest and emotional. Stay safe,” while another replied, “Thank you for keeping the world updated. Prayers for safety and peace.”
A devastated follower commented, “Thank you for giving us the non political real news here. It’s heartbreaking… so heartbreaking.. but much appreciated ❤️.”
Maks’ wife, Peta Murgatroyd, has also been posting about the situation in Ukraine.
Peta Asks Everyone To Pray For Ukraine
Last week, she posted a lengthy message to her Instagram.
It reads, “Please pray for my husband Maks. I don’t usually ask these things from my social media network, however today is extremely hard and the next few will be even harder. My pain is overwhelming and I’m struggling, but you sending your positive light and love to him would mean the world to me. Truly, I wish for nothing more. Many of you are asking for details and I don’t have the answers, but yes he is safe right now. Please pray that he comes home soon. Please pray that he has a swift, safe exit. I have FAITH. I have HOPE and I have PRAYED so hard. Please pray for Ukraine and the innocent civilians who’s lives are being greatly uprooted. I grew to love this country the couple of times I visited and they’re in an unfathomable situation 💔🇺🇦.”