A military medic became the first woman to be posthumously awarded the title of Hero of Ukraine
Inna Derusova became the first woman with the posthumous title of Hero of Ukraine. Since February 24, 2022, senior combat medic Inna Derusova has been performing tasks in Okhtyrka, Sumy Region. She saved more than ten servicemen, risking her own life. She was killed by Russian artillery shelling while helping the wounded.