Outstanding Ukrainian theatre director, leader of Kyiv Academic Dramatic Theatre on Podil Vitaliy Malakhov died in Kyiv on Thursday evening. His daughter, actress Daryna Malakhova reported this on her Facebook page.
"19.07.1954 - 04.11.2021. Fly, my dear soul", she wrote.
Earlier, Malakhova reported that on October 26, her father was taken to the hospital in a severe condition. He stayed at Feofania hospital's intensive care unit.
"For two days, we were between heaven and earth. I've never been so scared and never felt so bad before. An old poisonous wound manifested oneself, and septic fever began. One could not have foreseen it", she wrote.
Vitaliy Malakhov was a Ukrainian theatre director, laureate of the Taras Shevchenko National Prize. He was the People's Artist of Ukraine. Malakhov led the Kyiv Academic Dramatic Theater on Podil since 1987.