Meet Vlad, my close friend from Kyiv, Ukraine. Having endured days of seemingly endless shelling in the capital, his family and he moved to a village in the region. While it was safe there for awhile, now they are surrounded by Russian terrorists who are pillaging the villages in the area, holding civilians at gunpoint while looking for their phones, and essentially using the local population as a human shield by cowering within populated areas. With little to no electricity, phone reception, Internet, or water supply, my friend and his family are patiently waiting for the Ukrainian forces to liberate the villages. And there are quite literally millions and millions of Ukrainians with stories like this. Some are more, some are less fortunate than others. Some are lucky enough to live to tell their stories, while others are gone forever. If you're reading this, please help spread the word about the war against Ukraine. Our people are fighting strong, but we need the world's help. Here's how you can assist- with your wallet or otherwise- as well as find out what's going on from official, reliable sources: Some of the ways to help only take a few minutes. Please consider helping out, millions and millions of Ukrainians (including me) would love to come back home soon and live peacefully in free Ukraine. Thank you. P.S. I know that normally it's not a place for politics, but this is not the time to be apolitical. If Ukraine falls, Russia's bloodthirst will not end there.

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