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In Russia, the first condemned was awarded the George cross. According to “Kommersant”, awarded for forcing Georgia to peace Sergeant-the contract employee Dmitry Kiporuk for eight years, was wanted for failing to appear for service.
According to the decision of garrison military court of Nalchik he was found guilty under article 337 of the criminal code (absence without leave or place of service for a period exceeding one month). Given the mitigating circumstances — the presence of two nesovershennoletnih children and state awards — he received the maximum sentence and only the year of a colony-settlements.
Kiporuk, served military service in 2007 and decided to stay in the army under contract. In 2008, his unit was transferred to the territory of South Ossetia for participation in the operation to force Georgia to peace. In August of the same year for the courage and heroism of the military received the award from the hands of Dmitry Medvedev, who then held the post of President.
In 2010, part of Ciburuy disbanded, and he transferred to Vladikavkaz. Dissatisfied with the decision of the military to the location was not. The Sergeant explained his actions by a decision to relax. He soon settled with relatives, worked in construction, and in 2013, married and became the father of two children.
According to the lawyer of the convicted, Kiporuk still went to Vladikavkaz, but the list of parts it was not, and then he went to relatives in Kabardino-Balkaria. The newspaper said that the personal military lost, but when in 2018 he returned to the army, he was declared wanted for failing to appear for service.
12 Aug 2008 the advanced detachments of Russian troops entered the Georgian city of Gori, located about an hour drive from Tbilisi. In fact, it was the end of the military operation to repel the Georgian aggression in South Ossetia, received in Russia called “peace enforcement”.
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