The first sentence for non-execution of an order in the zone of special operation

The garrison military court of Sevastopol sentenced two Russian servicemen to almost three and a half years in a penal colony for refusing to obey an order while performing a combat mission in the zone of a special military operation in Ukraine, Kommersant was told in court.

According to the materials of the case, in September 2022, near Kherson, two military men from the Belogorsk garrison of the Amur Region refused to obey the order to hold the occupied lines, preventing the enemy from breaking through.

“The senior warrant officer was stripped of his rank by the court and received three and a half years in prison with serving a sentence in a penal colony of general regime. Private was sentenced to three years and four months in prison,” the court clarified. The verdict has not entered into force and can be appealed to the court of appeal.

Alexander Dremlyugin, Simferopol


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