Sergey Kadatsky, a former police Major who was sentenced to 15 years in prison for murdering his wife and attempting to kill her father earlier has lost his life in the Ukraine War, as per 1rnd.ru media outlet.
The man was awarded with a medal of valour posthumously, the media outlet have photos of the medal in their possession.
“He died an honourable death, showing courage and valour,” reads the award decree signed by Leonid Pasechnik, the Russia-installed head of the so-called “Luhansk People’s Republic.”
Kadatsky shot his wife and her father with a hunter’s rifle on the Rostov-Taganrog highway in 2017. The woman died at the scene, her father survived but received severe wounds. The video of Ladatsky’s detention was published earlier. “What the fuck are you doing, I’m a cop, too,” he said to the officers who were detaining him.
Igor Kusk, a major mob boss sentenced to 23 years in prison in 2015 was reported to have been killed in Ukraine in September. It was later revealed that he was buried at an “alley of glory” at a cemetery in Nizhnekamsk.
Ivan Neparatov, another mob boss, was killed in Ukraine earlier. He was awarded with a medal of honour by decree of Vladimir Putin.
A video in which a man resembling the alleged head of Private Military Company (PMC) Wagner, Yevgeny Prigozhin, recruits prisoners of a Russian penal colony for the war in Ukraine, appeared online in September. Mediazona also reported Prigozhin recruiting convicts in early August. Over 1,000 inmates were recruited by PMC Wagner as of early August, Verstka reports.