Nikita Kuzmin made his debut on the serious theater stage last year, when he teamed up with Tilly Ramsay. He moved from Ukraine to Italy at the age of 9 to support his sister’s dancing career, and he has spoken out in support of the war-torn country on social media.
Serious Come Dancing’s Nikita Kuzmin has been reunited with her grandmother in Poland after she escaped the war in Ukraine by ‘walking five miles in the freezing cold’.
The 24-year-old professional dancer, who made his BBC show debut last year, took to social media to share his joy at finally seeing his beloved grandmother again as she fled the land. country after the invasion of the Russian army.
Nikita posted a photo on Instagram, showing him smiling as his grandmother sat down on the chair next to him.
He revealed he met her at a train station in the Polish city of Krakow, and that his elderly relative had walked kilometers to escape Kyiv amid the brutal war in Ukraine, after Vladimir Putin ordered it. for the Russian army to invade, despite global condemnation.
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Nikita said his grandmother was “barely able to walk” most days, but summoned the strength to carry on as she escaped the capital, which had been besieged for weeks.
“REUNITED,” he began the lengthy caption, explaining to his followers the reality behind the touching photos.
“Picked up my grandma from Poland! She is incredibly brave and strong, 2 sleepless nights, walking 8km+ in the freezing cold, while on weekdays she can barely walk! ‘ he wrote.
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Nikita revealed he drove to Krakow from Frankfurt in Germany, while his mother flew in from Rome, Italy.
“So happy to be together,” he added, but admitted there was still heartbreak behind the sweet reunion.
“Unfortunately, there are still my aunts, grandmothers and grandfathers in Kiev,” Nikita said, as he said he was “so immersed” in the ongoing conflict and struggled to find happiness in the union. gather with family.
“Even though I knew I was supposed to be happy for my family, I couldn’t. Just shed tears, because of how pitiful. How many thousands of children and women try their best to stay strong,” he wrote.
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Nikita said he watched helplessly as Ukrainians waited patiently for trains to other destinations and hoped they would reach family members safely.
“I have seen people coming from the border, people waiting for the next train to go somewhere, anywhere in the hope that somehow everything will be okay, people not knowing what to do, because all they know is home, it’s not there. more,” he added, as he begged his followers for help.
“All of this is only possible if we continue to GIVE and HELP in every way possible,” he urged.
“This is not over yet and the best you can do is help anyway, just WORK IMMEDIATELY.”
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