Washington [US]Mar. 22 (ANI): Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has expressed his gratitude to celebrity couple Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher for raising over $35 million in donations to help Ukraine with Russian military operations.
According to People Magazine, the ‘Friends with Benefits’ actor, 38, and his husband Kutcher, 44, have launched a campaign to raise funds and support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine, where Kunis was born, exceeding their goal of $30 million at the end of last week.
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Zelenskyy took to his Twitter account on March 21 and acknowledged the couple for their work, writing, “.@aplusk and Mila Kunis were among the first to respond to our grief. They’ve already raised $35 million and are sending it to @flexport & @Airbnb to help (Ukrainian) refugees.”
“Grateful for their support. Impressed by their determination,” he added alongside a photo of a video chat he had with Kunis and Kutcher on a laptop. “They inspire the world. #StandWithUkraine.”
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On February 24, Russia launched a special military operation in Ukraine after the people’s republics of Donetsk and Luhansk asked for help to defend themselves. What followed the military operation was a series of sanctions imposed by Western countries targeting the Russian economy.
For the uninitiated, Kunis left Ukraine for the United States as a child in 1991. (ANI)
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