They killed Major Stepan Tarabalka

It happened already on March 13. But only now comes to the public: the mysterious fighter pilot of the Ukrainian Air Force is dead.

They killed Major Stepan Tarabalka
ajor Stepan Tarabalka


That's what his country's government called him. Because the air force soldier is said to have shot down 6 Russian jets already on the first day of the war. He became a legend in Ukraine....

But now the English newspaper TIMES reports: the pilot was already killed last month during a mission in the air. By this time he is said to have already eliminated 40 fighter jets of the enemy...


After his death, it also comes out who was the person behind the "Ghost of Kiev": according to the report, it is 29-year-old Major Stepan Tarabalka.

He leaves behind his wife and an 8-year-old son. Rest in peace.