Maksim Chmerkovskiy Has returned home to the United States.

The Dancing With the StarsAfter fleeing from Ukraine, the alum arrived in Los Angeles safely on March 2, after having taken a flight to Poland.

CelebHomes News photographs show Maksim embracing his wife. Peta MurgatroydHe was seen embracing Peta in an extended hug at LAX’s terminal. A video of him kissing Peta was also taken. Entertainment Tonight.

Hours before touching down stateside, Maksim—who was in Ukraine to be a judge on World of Dance—shared a video message to his Instagram page saying that he was boarding a flight to Los Angeles. He said, “I’m at airport.” I’m prepared to go.”

Since February 24, Maksim has provided daily updates from Ukraine, giving his firsthand account of the situation amid the Russian military invasion. He even revealed last week that Maksim had been detained. “The streets seem crazy. At one point, I got arrested…but all good, promise,” he said, later detailing his journey from Ukraine to Poland before heading to the U.S.