Even in tragedy, there can be comedy. This week, Anderson Cooper once again interviewed Olena Gnes, a Ukrainian woman who has been sheltering in Kyiv since Russia’s invasion began, but this time her kids got all the attention. READ MORE: Angelina Jolie: ‘Children Will Pay The Highest Price’ Without An End To The War In Ukraine Gnes had her four-month-old daughter on her lap as usual, but this time was joined by her seven-year-old daughter and five-year-old son.
As Gnes talked about the harrowing experience of living through the war, her older daughter mimicked her and made faces to the camera.
Cooper tried very hard to keep a straight face and maintain a serious tone, but he couldn’t hide the crack of a smile at the girl’s adorable antics. READ MORE: Acclaimed Filmmaker Brent Renaud Shot, Killed In Ukraine “They are full of energy and they don’t know where to give this energy,” Gnes said of her kids. “For children it’s pretty, pretty hard.