The Russian President Vladimir Putin has promoted the “Butcher of Bucha” to full Colonel and was praised for his “heroism and courage” after overseeing “mass rape” and the “executions” of civilians in the town near to kyiv.
Putin has honoured Azatbek Omurbekov who the Ukrainian authorities are hunting for war crimes after thousands of “executed civilians” were found tortured and dead in mass graves.
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News outlet Agentstvo who led the 64th brigade were honoured by Putin for “mass heroism, bravery, fortitude and courage” is the Russian President’s senior commander and he is currently fighting in the Donbas region.
The Red Star newspaper reported the Colonel’s success in Ukraine, and said, “The separate motorised rifle brigade under the command of Colonel Azatbek Omurbekov carried out the task of occupying a defensive line.
“In the course of capturing the designated boundary, the enemy numbering up to a battalion was defeated, and more than 40 pieces of equipment destroyed.
“The Nationalist unit lost all combat capability and was no longer involved in combat operations.
“Within three weeks, under the leadership of Colonel Omurbekov, brigade units at the occupied line repelled more than 50 attacks by the enemy using tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and heavy artillery.”
Ukrainian reporter Evgeny Spirin tof that Colonel Omurbekov troops are responsible for scenes in the Bucha massacre, “Some of the killed children had their arms tied up.
‘Children…. They were tying up children. There were shooting dogs. Killed women. Girls younger than ten with their vaginas torn apart….
“How to live with this, and is it worth living at all?
“How do I explain this to myself, how? They must cease to exist.
“They must all be destroyed, each and every one of them, turned into dust, into mud, into clay, all of them.”