The household of Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer killed on the set of “Rust,” is coping with one other disaster … they’ve relations who cannot get out of Ukraine.
Halyna’s husband, Matthew Hutchins, says her household is trapped within the capital metropolis of Kyiv resulting from Russia’s repeated assaults on areas that had been designated as protected passage corridors.
Matthew says Halyna’s mom is aware of she can not go away safely and is as a substitute persevering with to work in the identical hospital the place she’s been a nurse for greater than a decade, and Halyna’s father is hunkering down too.
As we have seen, Vladimir Putin‘s shelling has taken out a number of unarmed civilians as they tried to flee via what they believed to be a humanitarian protected zone.
There’s one glimmer of hope — a rep for Matthew tells TMZ, Halyna’s sister and 3-year-old niece have simply made it to the Romanian border, trying to get evacuated.
Matthew himself firmly believes there must be a no-fly zone over Ukraine, and he is calling on China to step up and implement it if NATO will not.
He thinks Chinese language intervention would assure either side keep out of the sky, and Russia stops utilizing rockets on Ukraine’s floor forces.
Matthew can be applauding Ukrainians for uplifting the world with their bravery in defending their homeland … and for exhibiting the reality about Putin’s invasion and the atrocities being dedicated by Russian forces.
He is calling for extra Ukrainian refugee help, navy help together with any diplomatic intervention attainable to guard Ukraine’s independence.