Oleksandr Shapoval, a Ukrainian ballet dancer, gets killed in combat.
Oleksandr Shapoval, a Ukrainian ballet dancer, is known as a brave romantic. Shapoval chose to fight after Russia invaded Ukraine a few days earlier. According to the National Opera of Ukraine, where he was a prominent dancer, he was killed in fighting in September. In his 48 years, he was. Here is Elizabeth Blair from NPR.
BYLINE: ELIZABETH BLAIR Oleksandr Shapoval and prima dancer Christina Shishpor first met back in 1992. She claims that they danced the leads in "Swan Lake" for their first ballet together, speaking from Kyiv.
When I danced with him for the first time in "Swan Lake," it took my breath away and my heart. CHRISTINA SHISHPOR
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