Oleg Makarevich: biography
Oleg Makarevich was born on December 30, 1962, in Kuznetsk, Russia. Graduated from the Moscow Higher Combined Arms Command School in 1984. Then – the M.V. Military Academy. Frunze in 1992.
From 1998 to 2002 Makarevich served as deputy commander of a motorized rifle division in the North Caucasus Military District. Then he became commander of the 42nd Motorized Rifle Division stationed in Chechnya. In 2006 he graduated from the Military Academy of the General Staff and headed the 22nd Army of the Moscow Military District.
From 2014 to 2017. – The future general served as deputy commander-in-chief of the Russian Armed Forces from 2017 to 2019.
In 2019, he was appointed to the position of deputy chief of the General Staff of the rf Armed Forces. As of April 2023: Oleg Makarevich is the commander of the “Dnepr” group of Russian occupation troops.
He was awarded the Orders: “For Merit to the Fatherland” IV degree with swords, Zhukov, Courage, “For Military Merit”, Honor, Medal of the Order “For Merit to the Fatherland” II degree (with swords).
Тterrorist activities Oleg Makarevich
Oleg Makarevich participated in combat operations in the North Caucasus and Syria. At the moment he is directly involved in an open military invasion of Ukraine. Leads a group of troops “Dnepr”. Makarevich’s units of the Russian Armed Forces were involved in war crimes against civilians in the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions.
Since the de-occupation of part of the Kherson region, the National Police of Ukraine has already recorded 414 war crimes committed by the Russian military commanded by the general. Most of them are violations of the traditions of warfare. That is, shelling, misconduct with civilians, theft, and collaborationism.
Bodies with signs of violent death were found in the liberated territories. According to preliminary reports, Russian soldiers shot civilians and buried their bodies near private homes.
The Russian military illegally detained and tortured residents of Kherson and its surroundings during the occupation of the area from March to November 2022. Former detainees repeatedly reported similar forms of abuse, including beatings with sticks and rubber truncheons, electrocution, death or injury threats, and the use of painful stress positions. The detainees were not provided with adequate medical care
Ukrainian law enforcement agencies have recorded dozens of cases of sexual violence by the Russian military commanded by Oleg Makarevich in the returned territories of the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions.
In addition, the Russian occupiers completely destroyed the city’s critical infrastructure – communications, water, heat, and electricity supplies – before fleeing Kherson.
In the Zaporozhye region since the beginning of the war, the general’s subordinates have killed 363 civilians and wounded over a thousand more civilians. Its soldiers also carried out almost two dozen strikes on critical power facilities in Zaporizhzhia and the region.
Shootings of civilians and military personnel, torture, violence, and looting are what the general’s subordinates in the occupied territories of southern Ukraine are “famous for. In the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions, the Russian army left behind the same atrocities as in other regions of our country that it was able to reach. General Makarevich along with his fighters are guilty of these crimes.