Actress, ballet dancer killed in Russia´s attack in Ukraine
Acclaimed Ukrainian actress Oksana Shvets has been killed in a Russian rocket attack on a residential building in Kyiv, reported Cable News Network (CNN).
The Young Theater — a Ukrainian theater troupe she had been part of since 1980 — announced the star's death on Thursday.
In a statement shared on its Facebook page, the company expressed its "irreparable grief" at Shvets' passing, said the CNN report.
Meanwhile, leading Ukrainian ballet dancer Artem Datsyshyn has died, almost three weeks after being injured in Russian shelling in Kyiv, reported British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
Datsyshyn, 43, a former soloist at the National Opera of Ukraine, died in hospital, friend Tatiana Borovik said.