Mark Hamill, best known for his role as Luke Skywalker in the “Star Wars” film series, is a celebrity ambassador for the United24 initiative. He has helped send at least 500 drones to support the Ukrainian war effort, he told Bloomberg during an interview.

Alia Shoaib is a junior news reporter on the weekend team, based in London. She was previously an editorial intern at The Economist’s 1843 magazine and a social media fellow at The Economist. Prior to that she was a part-time researcher for The Times foreign desk. Alia has written articles for the The Independent, The Guardian, 1843 Magazine, The Economist, and others. She also has an MA in International Journalism from City, University of London. This first appeared in Insider.