Describing the last conversation he had with Nastya, Littleton said, “She had told me that she was scared. She couldn’t video chat. We asked her to send pictures, she did. We just reinforced to her that ‘we love you,’ many, many times.”
“It feels like your daughter’s been kidnapped and you just don’t know how to get to them, how to rescue them and as a father, you feel helpless with this and it’s frustrating,” Littleton said. “One way or the other, we’ve got to find a way to bring her home.”
The Littleton family is praying that Nastya is found alive and able to make her way to a refugee camp in Poland.
“Many thanks to every one of you for your prayers and support. Pray for the Ukrainian people. Pray for Nastya. Pray for Dasha. I am coming home to prepare a revised battle plan and strategy,” Littleton said in an Instagram post.
Despite being reunited with Dasha, Littleton was not able to bring her home with him. He is petitioning for humanitarian visas for Dasha and Nastya, and said on Instagram that senators, Congress, and the Ohio governor would be “hearing from an angry and persistent father.”
Littleton plans to travel back to the Poland/Ukraine border with his wife in hopes of reuniting with Nastya and bringing both of their daughters home.