On Monday (February 28th), Dancing with the Stars alum Maksim Chmerkovskiy posted an update to Instagram, saying that he had been arrested in Ukraine. Chmerkovskiy didn’t state the reason for his arrest, but he shared that he is currently trying to leave the country.
The professional dancer was in the Ukraine to film the Ukrainian version of World of Dance. Of his arrest, he said, “All good – promise. That was probably the least traumatizing moment in this whole thing as far as Ukraine is concerned.”
Shortly after sharing this update, he posted to his Instagram stories, “I’m really not good right this moment. I see videos of people who’s sic legs were torn off minutes ago from the shelling that is going on in Kharkov RIGHT NOW. I won’t post that stuff but I see all of them and it’s extremely disturbing. INNOCENT PEOPLE ARE BEING KILLED!!!! Pray the meeting going on right now will make a difference and CONTINUE TO SCREAM ABOUT THIS F**KING GENOCIDE AT THE TOP OF YOUR LUNGS!!!! It’s working and the entire planet is finally geting sic United about something!!!! F**K IT SHOW IT TO THE RUSSIANS.”