By the second anniversary of the Russian Federation's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, more than 30 world stars addressed Ukrainians with words of support.

Legendary actors

Robert De Niro

,

Viggo Mortensen

, Pierre

Richard

,

Mark Hamill

,

Liev Schreiber

,

Jared Padalecki

,

Misha Collins, Mark Strong, Kevin Bacon

, actresses

Emma Thompson, Catherine Vinnik, Ivanna Sahno, Hilary Swank

and

Catherine Deneuve

, TV presenter and writer

Stephen Fry

, director

Michel Azanavichus,

 band

Imagine Dragons

, vocalists

Bono

(U2),

Oliver Sykes

(Bring Me the Horizon) and Lauri Julyonen (

The Rasmus

), athletes

Oleksandr Zinchenko, Elina Svitolina, Oleksandr Usyk, Andriy Shevchenko

, entrepreneur

Richard Branson

, astronaut

Scott Kelly

, country singer

Brad Paisley

and Duchess of York

Sarah Ferguson

.

World stars expressed their admiration for the Ukrainians, who have been heroically holding back a full-scale Russian invasion for two years. 

"You are not only protecting yourself and your country, you are protecting democracy and freedom around the world. If the war criminal Putin succeeds in his illegal and immoral invasion of Ukraine, no country will be safe," said Robert De Niro.

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"I admire your resistance, your courage and your zeal. I wish you strength and that this all ends." - Catherine Deneuve, actress and director.

"Two years of deaths, destruction and incredible suffering. I support the people of Ukraine and their desire for territorial integrity. Long live free Ukraine!"

– Viggo Mortensen, actor.

"February 24 is a very sad anniversary, the second anniversary of the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukrainian soil. It was a shocking act, and it continues to shock every day. I had the honor of visiting Ukraine and meeting a huge number of people, and I was amazed by their resilience and their determination . But I know how hard it is," - Stephen Fry, actor, broadcaster and author.

"Two years have passed - and so many people have died, so many mass murders, so many cities have been razed to the ground. I am shocked by what I see. That is why I once again express my admiration for the heroic resistance of Ukrainians and the difficulties they overcome," - Pierre Richard actor and director.

We will remind, on the second anniversary of the full-scale war that Russia unleashed against Ukraine, the stars remembered

what their February 24, 2022 was like

.