Sun 01 May 2022:
Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has arrived in Ukraine as the war continues in the region, according to the images shared on social media on Sunday.
Jolie, a special envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees — a UN agency mandated to aid and protect refugees – was seen visiting the city of Lviv.
Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to the Internal Affairs Ministry of Ukraine, also shared pictures and videos n Twitter and said: “Angelina Jolie in Lviv. She is visiting Ukraine with a humanitarian mission as a UN Special Envoy for Refugees.”
Jolie, who was walking on the city streets was seen running to a safe place when the sirens alerting bombing and air raids were sounded.
The video captures Jolie’s descent from a staircase, all the way into the street.
The 46-second clip features a shaky sprint by Jolie and her team who can be seen urging reporters to please take “no more” video of the actor.
A few seconds in, Jolie can also be seen telling fans nearby that “I’m okay.”
Footage shows Angelina Jolie has been immediately evacuated and escorted to the Lviv regional administration building after an Air raid alert issued
♦️ Air raid siren alert continues to sound in Lviv
#AngelinaJolie #Ukraine #Russia pic.twitter.com/SpII67qCoB
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At least 2,899 civilians have been killed and 3,235 others injured in Ukraine since the war with Russia started on Feb. 24, according to UN estimates.
The true toll is feared to be much higher.
More than 5.4 million people have fled to other countries, with some 7.7 million people internally displaced, data from the UN refugee agency shows.
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