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The commander of a platoon of military police was dismissed from the armed forces of Russia for drug use in Syria. On Tuesday, April 16, writes “Kommersant”.
The incident happened on March 1, 2018 at the airfield Hamim. Lieutenant Marat Boyarchuk missed the lineup, and was called to the military commandant of the airfield. He drew attention to the inappropriate behavior of a subordinate and called doctors. A quick test showed that Boyarchuk took drugs in his personal effects found substance weight 13.94 grams. Chemical examination revealed that it is a mixture of hashish and tobacco, cannabis contains cannabinoids. In discussions with the command of the officer confirmed that he systematically used drugs, but asked to dismiss him for is military service. In may, examination Board parts considered appropriate to dismiss Boyarchukov, the order of the commander of the southern military district was signed in November.
In December, the ex-officer tried unsuccessfully to appeal against the actions of command in the Grozny garrison military court on the territory of which stationed his military unit. In March of 2019 he went to Severo-the Caucasian district military court. Boyarchuk States that gave a written explanation on 2 and 4 March 2018 in the heat of passion. The reason for this was the prolonged exposure to the war, participation in special events that were conducted without limiting the total duration of weekly service time, and “experience for the personnel of the platoon,” including domestic unsettled. Boyarchuk says that the order of the medical examination have been violated. In April 2018 laboratory studies in the Grozny hospital showed that his blood had no drugs.
However, the court of appeal considered that these studies were conducted after 50 days after identifying in the body of the plaintiff’s drug, which at that time could be fully withdrawn. The reference to giving explanations in a state of mental unrest, the court found a way to avoid responsibility.
His last contract with the defense Ministry for a period of five years Boyarchuk concluded in January 2016, in Syria, he was sent in September 2017. Military police, in which he served, created to fight crime and offenses in the military.
Earlier it was reported that the ex-officer of the Ministry of defense Denis Khisamov fled to Syria from prosecution for distribution of counterfeit money and fought on the side of the militants. He was sentenced to 19 years in prison.
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