Vitaly Dzhunkovsky and Ivan Tarasov, who were mobilized from Primorsky Krai, were sentenced to 2 years and 8 months in a settlement colony in the case of refusing to comply with an order. This was reported by the Telegram channel “Military Lawyers” with reference to the decision of the Spassk-Dalny Garrison Military Court dated August 30.
Military personnel entered the war zone in Ukraine, however, in October 2022, they filed a report refusing to participate in the war. In response, the command began to threaten mobilized murder and physical violence. After that, Dzhunkovsky and Tarasov were returned to their former place of deployment.
In April and May 2023, the mobilized three times refused to return to the war. The mobilized did not admit their guilt. They explained the refusal to carry out the order, including the lack of preparation. The court decided that Dzhunkovsky and Tarasov did not go to fight because they “feared for their lives and health.”
- Since the beginning of the mobilization for the war in Ukraine, which began on September 21, 2022, the military courts of the Primorsky Krai have received no less than 27 criminal cases of non-compliance with orders by servicemen, Sibir.Realii calculated, and studied electronic files.