Rus News Journal

Prostitution in internal troops

In St.-Petersburg is revealed there was the next scandal connected with military men. After a recent history with demobilisations of internal troops which wrote down mockeries at young soldiers for the video album, publicity was received by history with compulsion of military men to employment by prostitution. And soldier`s mothers assert that army prostitution is characteristic and for other regions. In glavkomate internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia say that it no more than the horror story, which purpose - to develop the next antiarmy hysteria . However the military Office of Public Prosecutor has already begun check.
scandal has occurred in a body of 3727 Severo - the Western district of the internal troops, located in the centre of St.-Petersburg, in Million street. From this part the private soldier - srochnik one year ago has run away. One of these days it has come to public human rights organisation Soldier`s mothers of St.-Petersburg Also has told about tortures to which, as he said, was exposed during service in a part. Under stories of the soldier, from military men in a part beat out money, torturing an electric current, beating iron stools and forcing to beg in streets. And that soldiers brought more money, them force to be engaged in prostitution. In the statement written by the private soldier, it is said that in a part even the client network in which were including the high-ranking ranks VV up to generals, and also employees of FSB has been created. we have directed its statement to military Office of Public Prosecutor of the Leningrad district, will inspect there the specified facts, - has informed a press - the secretary of the organisation Soldier`s mothers of St.-Petersburg Love of Ezheleva. - And we have placed the young man in hospital of the Minister of Defence, it needs treatment: because of occurred to it at it a stressful condition . In the organisation assert that from this part to them the second soldier has addressed already. It also forced to be engaged in prostitution.
in Office of Public Prosecutor of the Leningrad military district have informed that the information on compulsion of soldiers to employment by prostitution will be checked up. Meanwhile the head of the Union of committees of soldier`s mothers of Valentine Melnikova asserts that similar cases occurred and in Moscow. such cases full, and in Moscow too, journalists already did whole ` night reportings ` how the soldier forces to work as prostitutes, - she has told. - we spoke time and again about it. And the authorities, law enforcement bodies and military command close on it eyes .
We know this soldier, - the chief a press - services of internal troops Vasily Panchenkov has told in turn. - It has really been called in army in the spring of 2005. The first time it has run away even in the spring of 2006 - has not come from dismissal. Has returned a month later, and it have put on inspection in hospital of internal troops because it had a strange psychological condition. And in two months he has run away and from hospital and did not come back any more. Upon ostavlenija parts criminal case has been brought. It is unbalanced mentally, I do not know, how it is possible to trust its indications .
According to mister Panchenko, conclusions concerning a client network from high military ranks and employees of FSB ostensibly using sexual services of the soldier, simply are beyond common sense . It no more than the horror story, which purpose - to develop the next antiarmy hysteria . In turn the vice-commander armies of Severo - the Western district of internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia Gennady Marchenko has declared that according to the federal law on mass-media spread information is subject to check: We will spend a complex of actions, including anonymous poll of staff of a part. Together with Office of Public Prosecutor of district we will inspect those facts that are stated by legal experts . Care of mister Marchenko has the bases. The matter is that Severo - the Western district of internal troops has more recently cut a poor figure in/ ch #5402 from this. Legal experts have transferred a disk on which a demobilisation wrote down mockeries at young soldiers in military Office of Public Prosecutor. In February of this year of the former demobilisations have sentenced to five and to three and a half to years of imprisonment.
Dmitry Kamensky,
Marina Lepina