Lieutenant Colonel of the Baltic fleet suspected of stealing tires and 12 tons of equipment


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The military counter-intelligence discovered a large embezzlement in parts of the coast guards of the Baltic fleet, writes “Kommersant”.

SC started 15 criminal cases, including the commander of a repair battalion of Roman Kovalenko. The Colonel suspected that in 2017 he stole from a part of the 12 tons of units and military equipment, including 11 side gearboxes, 26 torsion bars for T-72 tanks, and 2.6 thousand tires for cars “Ural”, KrAZ, ZIL and KAMAZ.

According to investigators, the Ministry of defence property were subject to implementation as released, but Kovalenko, sold it, pocketed the money.

The Colonel sent under house arrest, according to “Kommersant”, in fact there will be other episodes. Also under investigation in relation Mayorov Sergei Medvedkin and Bakir Zohrabova. As established military counterintelligence, they have stolen from military units of the parks six engines for tractors YMZ-238Л.

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