Oleksandr Shapoval, a Ukrainian ballet dancer, gets killed in combat.
After dying on the battlefield, one of Ukraine's top ballet performers is being hailed as a "courageous romantic."
Oleksandr Shapoval, a former main dancer for the organization and a professor at Kyiv State Choreographic College, passed away, according to the National Opera of Ukraine, which made the announcement with "indescribable sadness."
According to the statement, Shapoval passed away on Monday at the age of 47 "under enemy mortar firing."
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