The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky has given an important update concerning the sad death of American Journalist Brent Renaud in Ukraine.
According to Zelensky, Renaud died while documenting the tragic suffering and devastation of Ukrainians amid the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine.
50-year-old Renaud was shot dead on Sunday near Kyiv, Regional Police Chief Andriy Nebytov confirmed.
In a statement signed by him, the president revealed that the deceased travelled to the most dangerous war zones to film the unprecedented ruthlessness and evil.
The statement read in part: “Dear Family of Brent Renaud.
“It is with deep sadness that I am writing to extend my heartfelt condolences to you on the tragic loss of your beloved son and brother, Brent Renaud.
“A talented and brave journalist, Brent lost his life while documenting human tragedy, devastation and suffering of millions of Ukrainians.
“With all his courage and determination, he travelled to the most dangerous war zones to film the unprecedented ruthlessness and evil, also inflicted upon our nation by the aggressor state.
“The people of Ukraine, who are fighting against the Russian regime to defend their homeland and democracy in the world, are mourning with you.
“We are thankful to Brent for his professionalism and commitment to the values of compassion, ethics and justice.”