LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hollywood actor and United Nations humanitarian Angelina Jolie made a surprise lumber to to the western Ukrainian metropolis of Lviv on Saturday, the Lviv regional governor said on Telegram.
According to Maksym Kozytskyy, Jolie — who has been a UNHCR Special Envoy for Refugees since 2011 — had reach to communicate with displaced folks that comprise chanced on refuge in Lviv, including formative years undergoing treatment for injuries sustained within the missile strike on the Kramatorsk railway living in early April.
The attack within the jap Ukrainian metropolis looked to deliberately goal a crowd of mostly ladies people and formative years attempting to waft a looming Russian offensive, killing no lower than 52 and wounding dozens extra.
“She used to be very moved by (the formative years’s) tales,” Kozytskyy wrote. “One lady used to be even in a build to privately present Ms. Jolie a few dream she’d had.”
He said Jolie additionally visited a boarding faculty, talked with college students and took photos with them, including “she promised she would reach all every other time.”
According to Kozytskyy, Jolie additionally met with evacuees arriving at Lviv’s central railway living, apart from to with Ukrainian volunteers offering the novel arrivals with clinical attend and counseling.
“The lumber to used to be a surprise to us all,” he wrote. “Hundreds of parents that saw Ms. Jolie within the Lviv space might perchance also no longer assume that it used to be surely her. However since Feb. 24, Ukraine has shown the total world that there are hundreds of implausible issues here.”