Drown soldier on a tank, a Russian officer asked in Syria


Photo: Vitaly ANEC / RIA Novosti

The officer of military unit near Moscow Oleg Leontiev, accused in the deaths of soldiers of, asked the court to send him for service in Syria. This was reported on the website of the Fund “mother’s Right”, which represents the interests of the relatives of the deceased.

“This will bring some benefit to the state. I’ve participated in one of these events, but the only thing that was on the territory of the adjacent country, where we haven’t had” — leads the organization of the word soldier.

Leontiev accused of abuse of office. According to investigators, in January 2017, he ordered the inexperienced and insufficiently trained soldier Ilya Gorbunov overtake a tank with a broken track brakes on an icy bridge. The car fell into the river and drowned.

Following session on business will take place on 6 July. It will announce the verdict.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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