The level of crime among servicemen is 2-2.5 times lower than in the country as whole, said Russian Deputy Prosecutor General, Chief Military Prosecutor Alexander Savenkov at a Wednesday news conference in RIA Novosti.
"There is a tendency towards lowering the number of very grave and grave crimes, the crimes committed with a group of persons, as well as the intentional infliction of grave damage, crimes against property and also in the sphere of illegal weapon and drug trafficking," underscored the chief military prosecutor.
At the same time, according to him, there are a lot of problems which call for closer attention on the part of the bodies of the Military Prosecutor's Office. "First of all this concerns forcible actions on the part of officers with regard to their subordinates," he said.
The FSB of Russia has distributed the footage of video surveillance over suspects, who allegedly worked to orchestrate a military coup in Belarus and planned to assassinate its president, Alexander Lukashenko