A Hollywood star in Ukraine. Angelina Jolie was seen this Saturday in Lviv, in the west of the country. Several videos posted on social networks show the actress signing an autograph in a café or taking selfies with Red Cross personnel. She is also seen near the city’s central station to collect testimonies from Ukrainians who arrived via an evacuation train from Pokrovsk, reports The Kyiv Independent.
Another video shows her giving a speech in which she addresses the people of Ukraine. “I am sorry that you are going through so much in your country. You are very brave and very strong. My heart goes out to you,” he can be heard saying.
A “personal” trip
contacted by washington post, Joung-ah Ghedini-Williams, head of communications at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, said Angelina Jolie was not in Lviv on a UN-led mission. “Angelina Jolie is traveling to the area on a personal basis and UNHCR is not involved in this visit,” she wrote in an email.
Special envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Angelina Jolie has already visited Rome last month. The actress had booked a surprise visit to young Ukrainian war refugees treated at the Bambino Gesù pediatric hospital. “It’s horrible to see children paying the price, in lost lives, health problems and trauma,” she said according to the report. Corriere della Sera.