Peta Murgatroyd is asking followers to keep her husband Maksim ChmerkovskiyThey are their prayers.

His wife and dance partner share information from Ukraine in the midst of Russia’s invasion. Dancing With the Stars pro is sharing a message from the United States.

She wrote, “Please pray to my husband Maks,” in an Instagram note posted Thursday, February 24. While I do not usually ask my social media friends for such things, this day is difficult and it will only get harder. Your love and positive energy would be a great help to my pain. It’s all that I could ask for.

Chmerkovskiy immigrated from Ukraine to the United States in the 1990s with his family. He recently returned to Eastern Europe to film the Ukrainian. World of Dance series, on which he serves as a judge.

While Murgatroyd noted she didn’t “have the answers” to many of fans’ questions, she could confirm that Chmerkovskiy “is safe right now.”

She continued, “Please pray that the he returns home soon.” He needs to be able to leave quickly and safely. I believe in FAITH. “I have FAITH and have worked so hard to PRAY.”