Hollywood actor Ben Stiller has been pictured in Ukraine a day after he met Ukrainian refugees in Poland who’ve been pressured to flee the conflict throughout the border.
The US star, 56, was noticed strolling in Lviv on Sunday as he talked on his cell phone.
The western metropolis has come underneath assault by Russian forces throughout the months-long invasion nevertheless it has remained comparatively unscathed in comparison with the ferocious assaults within the east of the nation.
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Stiller, who’s a UNHCR (United Nations Excessive Commissioner for Refugees) goodwill ambassador, had flown to Rzeszow in southeastern Poland a day earlier as he tries to lift consciousness of the plight of refugees.
On his Instagram web page, he stated he was assembly households “whose lives have been torn aside by conflict and violence in Ukraine“.
He stated tens of millions of individuals have been pressured to flee their properties, with greater than 90% being girls and youngsters, following the invasion by President Vladimir Putin’s troops.
Stiller added: “I am right here to study, to share tales that illustrate the human influence of conflict and to amplify requires solidarity.
“Everybody has the proper to hunt security. Whoever. Wherever. At any time when.”
In a single picture, he was photographed assembly staff from the UNHCR.
In one other submit, the Zoolander and Tropic Thunder star was pictured hugging two refugee kids close to the Medyka border in Poland.
He stated: “I had an opportunity to satisfy some households who fled the conflict in Ukraine, leaving family members behind with no concept when they may have the ability to return residence – or have properties to return to.”
In April, Hollywood actress and UN humanitarian Angelina Jolie made a shock go to to Lviv the place she spoke to displaced individuals who have discovered refuge within the metropolis.
And final month, Bono and The Edge from the Irish rock band U2 performed a live performance in a metro station within the capital Kyiv in assist of the Ukrainian individuals.