Oksana Shvets poses for a photograph.
Ukrainian actor Oksana Shvets has died, aged 67, after the residential building she was in in Kyiv was struck by Russian rockets.
Shvets’s death was announced by the Young Theatre, where she was part of the troupe. Her colleagues there expressed “unrepairable grief” over her death.
“Bright memory to the talented actress!” the statement said.
“There is no forgiveness for the enemy that has come to our land!”
The actor, born in 1955, had a decades-long career in theatre and film. She was one of the country’s most accomplished performing artists.
In addition to her time with the Young Theatre, Shvets had worked at the Ternopil Music and Drama Theatre and the Kyiv Theatre of Satire.
Shvets’s death follows that of another Ukrainian actor, Pasha Lee, who died aged 33 after enlisting in the Ukraine army’s Territorial Defence Forces.
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