After his death, Putin posthumously bestowed on him the title of Hero of Russia, the Kremlin’s highest honor. Olga Kachura, 52, was shot dead during a raid in Donbass.
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They called her Putin’s “Wolf” or even Lady Death, “because she boasted about how much she enjoyed taking out opponents. Olga Kachura there First Russian commander killed in Ukraine during the war. Olga Kachura, 52, was shot dead during a raid in Donbas last Wednesday when a rocket hit her car in the Donetsk region town of Horlivka.
Originally from these tormented places of Donbass, when the first hostilities erupted in the region in 2014 between pro-Russians and Ukraine’s central government, she had resigned from her role in the investigative branch of the Ukrainian police agency, where she had attained the rank of lieutenant colonel, and had joined the pro-Russians become one of Founder of the militia of the Donetsk People’s Republic.
From that moment he had continued to fight with the Separatist formations, rising to the top positions until he achieved command of a rocket artillery brigade Rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
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As a mother of two, she had proved herself sufficiently determined and ruthless in battle to evoke the hatred of Ukrainians. Wounded multiple times in combat, however, according to Kyiv, she repeatedly ordered indiscriminate bombing of the civilian population in Donbass and masqueraded as members of the regular Ukrainian armed forces in order to commit war crimes in order to discredit them. That’s why it had been like this last year sentenced to 12 years in prison by a Kiev court in absentia on terrorism charges.
After his death Putin posthumously awarded him the title of Hero of Russia the highest award of the Kremlin. “President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to promote Colonel Olga Kachura to the posthumous title of Hero of Russia in recognition of his courage and heroism in fulfilling his military duty,” said Denis Pushylin, head of the Donetsk People’s Republic, adding: “He is fearless military service deserves to be remembered and passed on to posterity the memory of the hero of the Donetsk People’s Republic, the hero of Russia
“A brave and wise woman it was one of the engines of the People’s Militia of the DPR “ The mayor of Horlivka instead described it. In an RT documentary, he alluded to his nickname, explaining: “Look at the stove, his kids, his family. Even in the wild, no wolf will defend its young as aggressively as a wolf.”