Malusha/Malfrida ( Old Ruthenian: Малушa, Old Norse: Málfríðr) historically is known as a servant ( kholopka) for Olga of Kiev and wife of Sviatoslav I of Kiev. According to Slavonic chronicles, she was the mother of Vladimir the Great and sister of Dobrynya. The Norse sagas describe Vladimir's mother as a prophetess who lived to the age of 100 and was brought from her cave to the palace to predict the future. Malusha monuments in Korosten, Ukraine, with her young son Vladimir.1
Malusha is a village in Gabrovo Municipality, in Gabrovo Province, in northern central Bulgaria.