A Ukrainian mother embraced her child and then the person who brought him and his sister safely to her across the Hungarian border.
Nataliya Ableyeva was entrusted with the two children by their father who was forced to stay behind to fight for their country.
The children’s mother, Anna Semyuk, was on her way from Italy to meet them and take them to safety.
Ableyeva had left her own two grown-up children behind in Ukraine. One a policeman, the other a nurse, neither could leave Ukraine under the mobilisation decree