"Putin is a jerk": X-Men star Liev Schreiber addressed the crew of the Noosphere icebreaker in Ukrainian
The world-famous Hollywood actor Liev Schreiber, who has visited Ukraine several times since the full-scale invasion, met with the crew of the Ukrainian icebreaker Noosphere. The star of the X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Scream movies saw the vessel, which was heading from the Akademik Vernadsky station to Chile near King George Island, while he was on an Antarctic cruise.
Schreiber contacted the crew and requested a meeting through the fundraising platform UNITED24, of which he is an ambassador. The icebreaker's captain, Oleksandr Hryshko, readily agreed, according to the Facebook page of the National Antarctic Research Center of Ukraine.
"The meeting was accidental but very warm and friendly... Through UNITED24, the actor contacted us, asking if it would be possible to visit the icebreaker and talk to its crew. The captain of the Noosphere gladly agreed, and in a few hours, Liev boarded the Ukrainian flagship. Of course, the main topic of the short conversation was the full-scale war in Ukraine and the ability of our country to develop science and Antarctic research even in such conditions," the statement said, showing a photo of the star with the team.
Judging by the photo, Schreiber was given a small present, but the actor did not leave Ukrainians empty-handed either. He wrote a letter, and what is really impressive is that he did it in Ukrainian. In a short address, the filmmaker left a clear message to Russian dictator Vladimir Putin.
"To Captain Hryshko and the crew of the Noosphere, thank you for your hospitality, but more so for raising the flag so proudly and reminding the world how strong we are together. Putin is a jerk!!!" the Hollywood star, who has Ukrainian roots, wrote in Ukrainian.
As OBOZ.UA previously reported, Liev Schreiber is confident in Ukraine's victory over the Russian occupiers. However, in his opinion, the fighting may drag on.