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Hollywood in Ukraine: are celebrities making a difference?

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Hollywood in Ukraine: are celebrities making a difference?

Hollywood in Ukraine: are celebrities making a difference?

Oscar-winning actress Jessica Chastain is the latest in a long line of celebrities who have visited Ukraine and met President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

But can these meetings be dismissed as glorified photo-ops or are they part of a wider strategy?


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