Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck spoke with Ukrainian officials



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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck spoke with Ukrainian officials

Ben Affleck was on a video call with Ukrainian officials, the first associates of Volodymyr Zelensky. Andrij Yermak, the secretary of Zelenski's office, announced on social media what the officials discussed with the Hollywood actor.

"Had a video call with ?? actor and director @BenAffleck Thanked him for his pro-Ukrainian stance. Discussed ways to further support ?? in these times of ordeal. I invited Ben to visit Ukraine when possible." he stated.

During the video call with Ukrainian officials, Affleck was joined by his wife Jennifer Lopez.

In a statement made on the website of the President of Ukraine's office, it states that Yermak emphasized at this point in time that it is very critical to attract the attention of the entire world to Ukraine. "In particular, it can be facilitated by celebrities who have achieved success thanks to their talent and are popular in all parts of the world," the site says.

Yermak emphasized that he told Affleck to visit Ukraine if he could.

The war in Ukraine

After weeks of amassing troops along the border and mocking the West by bluffing that there would be no war, Vladimir Putin ordered an invasion on the night of February 24.

The Russians invaded Ukraine. The world reacted violently and imposed numerous sanctions.

34 torture and prison chambers discovered

Ukrainian news organization Hromadske International reported that police discovered 34 torture chambers and prisons in Sumy, Kyiv, Chernihiv, Kharkiv, Donetsk, and Kherson regions.

"Law enforcement officers have already found 34 torture chambers and prisons arranged by the Russian occupiers in the de-occupied territories of Ukraine, according to the infographic from the National Police. The places where Russians illegally detained and tortured Ukrainians were found in the de-occupied districts of Sumy, Chernihiv, Kyiv, Kharkiv, Donetsk and Kherson oblasts.

All the premises have already been inspected by the National Police investigators."

All areas where the chambers were found were at one point occupied by Russian forces.