Ukrainian actress Oksana Shvets has been killed in a Russian rocket attack on a residential building in Kiev.
To confirm Ms. Oksana’s death, her group, the Youth Theater, released a statement saying, “A well-deserved artist, Oksana Shvets of Ukraine, was killed in a rocket in a residential building in Kiev.”
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ms. Oksana was 67 years old. He was awarded one of the highest artistic honors in Ukraine, the title of which is roughly translated as “Ukrainian artist honor”.
On February 24, Russia launched a military operation in Ukraine in response to requests for assistance from refugees fleeing the Donetsk and Luhansk republics to counter attacks by Ukrainian troops.
Russia’s Defense Ministry says the special operation is aimed solely at Ukraine’s military infrastructure. According to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, nearly 600 civilians have been killed and more than 1,000 injured in Ukraine since the conflict began.