A magnificence queen and former Miss Grand Ukraine has apparently traded in her excessive heels for fight boots, becoming a member of the Ukrainian army in its push in opposition to the Russian invasion.
Anastasia Lenna, Ukraine’s 2015 consultant within the Miss Grand Worldwide magnificence contest, has answered the decision to defend her dwelling, according to her Instagram account.
“Everybody who crosses the Ukrainian border with the intent to invade might be killed!” stated one put up made in English on Saturday, accompanied by a photograph of armed troopers blocking a roadway.
One other put up joked that “Our [Ukraine’s] military is combating in such a approach that NATO ought to apply for entry into Ukraine.”
She additionally shared a photograph to her 75,000 followers displaying troopers strolling with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, whom she known as a “a real and powerful chief.”
Because the launch of the invasion on Wednesday, the mannequin has shared a string of posts on her Instagram story urging assist and soliciting donations to the Ukrainian armed forces.
The advertising and administration graduate from Slavistik College in Kyiv has posted a number of photographs on her web page previously displaying her wielding airsoft weapons in full army garb in wooded areas for sport.
Now she seems to have swapped plastic pellets for lead bullets.
She had beforehand labored as a mannequin and a public relations supervisor in Turkey, according to her Miss Grand International profile, an entire world away from the violence of the battlefield. She additionally speaks 5 languages and has labored as a translator.
Thus far, Ukraine’s fierce combating has withstood the Russian offensive, with no main cities being taken and Russian forces struggling 1000’s of casualties.