Brave Angelina Jolie Visited Ukraine To Meet People Affected By The War
Angelina Jolie is not afraid of war. The brave Hollywood actress and filmmaker went to Ukraine and meet children and others affected by the Russian invasion.
The star was first spotted at a cafe in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv on April 30, accompanied by bodyguards, and was filmed by journalist Maya Podgorodetskaya.
"Nothing special. Just Lviv. I came to get a coffee and found Angelina Jolie. The whole world supports Ukraine," the Ukrainian journalist wrote on her Facebook page.
In a video shared on social media, actress Angelina Jolie can be seen smiling and waving to fans while in the cafe.
The footage of Angelina Jolie - who is a special envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees - has gone viral.
Angelina Jolie Visited Ukraine During The War
The famous actress arrived in the western Ukrainian town of Lviv on Saturday, which is on the border with Poland and has been under attack by the Russian military in recent weeks earlier in the month a rocket attack resulted in at least seven deaths.
Included in Angelina Jolie's program was a visit to Lviv's central train station where she welcomed internally displaced Ukrainians who arrived by evacuation train from Pokrovsk, a city in the Donetsk region.
The BBC reported that Jolie met with orphaned and displaced children - including young people evacuated from Mariupol - as well as Ukrainian volunteers and doctors caring for them.
Pictures posted on social media show the actress looking emotional as she meets the refugees.
Pictures Credit: ossa tv.
Angelina Jolie Is A Special Envoy For The UN Refugee Agency
In February, Angelina Jolie spoke out about the war in Ukraine in a post to her 12.7 million followers on Instagram.
"Like many of you, I’m praying for the people in Ukraine. My focus along with my @refugees colleagues is that everything possible is done to ensure the protection and basic human rights of those displaced, and refugees in the region.
We have already seen reports of casualties and people starting to flee their homes to seek safety.
It is too soon to know what will happen, but the significance of this moment - for the people of Ukraine, and for the international rule of law - cannot be overstated," she wrote.
Pictures Credit: Ukrainian Railways