#PutinKills Olga Romanova

Sep 23 2015

Olga Romanova, 26, entered an occupied hall full of terrorists where there were about a thousand hostages.

Olga Romanova voluntarily went to the terrorists. Or rather, to the hostages – to comfort them, as they were paralyzed by the fear of death. She shouted from the doorway with a clear message: «Don’t be afraid of them, get out of here right now»! Then to the terrorists: «Immediately release them all»!  She was taken to the foyer and shot down.

Olga went to the theatre at night – to stop the criminals. She went with the intention of saving the children and all those caught up in this calamity. Her family tried to stop her. And they heard in response: «Someone must stop them. I will»!

What she did changed the situation dramatically. After murdering Olga Romanova, the terrorists began to release children and pregnant women.

The Moscow Nord-Ord theatre siege was the seizure of the crowded Dubrovka theatre on October 23, 2002 by around 40-50 armed Chechen terrorists who claimed allegiance to the Islamic militant movement in Chechnya. They took around 800-900 hostages and demanded the withdrawal of Russian forces from Chechnya and the end of the Second Chechen War. The Nord-Ost siege was led by Movsar Barayev.

After a two-and-a-half day siege and the execution of two female hostages, Spetsnaz from Federal Security Service Alpha and Vega Groups, supported by a Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs SOBR unit, pumped an undisclosed chemical agent into the building’s ventilation system and raided. All attackers were executed; over 130 hostages died including nine foreigners, due to adverse reactions to the gas.

Some estimates have put the civilian death toll at more than 200 names on the list. Some former hostages and relatives of the victims claim that the death toll from the chemical agent is still being kept secret.

#PutinKills – because the rescue operation wasn’t properly carried out and caused so many deaths, the authorities didn’t provide the medical assistance needed in a timely manner and didn’t conduct the proper investigation of that terrorist attack, and as usual Putin’s regime lied and spread disinformation and used the tragedy to curtail civil rights covering it with the war with terrorism.

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