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The military court refused the defense Ministry in the recovery of 54 million rubles from the commander of the 388 th sea prospecting point of the black sea fleet of Russia Sergey Podgursky has, the fault is in the storm crashed the boat in the Crimea. About it reports “Kommersant”.
Podgursky — Colonel with the order of Courage (for participation in combat actions in Chechnya and Syria), and holder of five awards — was convicted in the summer of 2019 for negligence, which led to the flooding of the vessel. The court also sentenced him to a fine of 350 thousand rubles, but on appeal the payment of money is abolished.
After the verdict, the representatives of the Ministry of defense presented the officer’s claim for pecuniary damage in connection with the loss of the landing craft. Its cost was estimated at 54.5 million rubles. However, Podgorsky, the court decided to collect only one salary of the monthly allowance and one allowance for years of service — a total of about 60 thousand rubles.
In the night of 9 October 2017 in Sevastopol during a storm, the landing boat was damaged from the collision the stern of the vessel with the pier. Technical forensic examination revealed the boat ragged holes of various sizes for which the engine was filled with water.
As found by the court, Podgursky, which was to be held responsible for the condition of military equipment — patrol boats P-352 and landing craft D-296, showed bad judgment and has not complied with the order of the commander of the black sea fleet to relocate the boats in the autumn-winter period, safe Parking.
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