When Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, it launched Europe right into a floor warfare the likes of which haven’t been seen in many years.
As with all main international occasion, individuals everywhere in the world have flocked to social media to share their ideas, fears, frustrations, prayers and assist. Rock stars are not any completely different, and plenty of of music’s largest names have been voicing their emotions on the battle.
Queen’s Brian Could shared a picture from the band’s 2008 efficiency in Freedom Sq., Kharkiv. “It appears unbelievable that the peaceable lifetime of Ukraine could possibly be so senselessly shattered within the twenty first century. And it feels insufferable that the world might simply watch and let it occur,” the rocker stated partly. “We’re all praying for peace for you, pricey pals.”
Stevie Nicks opted to share a private story along with her followers, recounting the ordeal of a Ukrainian good friend who was fleeing for her security. “Now I do know somebody, an harmless particular person, who’s having her freedom taken from her. I’ve been crying ever since,” the Fleetwood Mac singer admitted, earlier than later evaluating Russian president Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler.
Inexperienced Day canceled a scheduled efficiency in Moscow in response to the warfare, whereas David Coverdale has frequently expressed his assist for Ukraine, utilizing the nation’s flag in a sequence of tweets providing quotes about peace, love and energy within the face of immeasurable odds.
In the meantime, Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider stated he “completely” supported Ukrainians’ use of the music “We’re Not Gonna Take It” as a battlecry. “My grandfather was Ukrainian, earlier than it was swallowed up by the USSR after WW2. This will’t occur to those individuals once more!” the musician declared.
These messages and extra may be discovered within the roundup of social media posts under.
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