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The death of a soldier in Sakhalin (Case number 76)

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18-year-old Rail Bikmuhametov from Chistopol was called to Sakhalin in June 2006. December 13, he was found hanging from a tree. Two criminal cases on three counts.

A young man from Chistopol (RT) Rail Bikmuhametov was called to military service to Sakhalin June 14, 2006. December 13 at 9.30 Bikmuhametov was found hanging from a tree outside the unit. Ramil found the men who went looking for him. They saw that the traces of man go into the woods, went to him and saw the corpse. An investigator from the military prosecutor's office in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Yuri Mimes informed the President of the Council of the Human Rights Centre of Kazan Igor Sholokhov, that in connection with the death of a soldier opened two criminal cases on three counts. The first case on the article "incitement to suicide" (article 110 of the Criminal Code) was filed on December 13 into the death of a soldier. A second prosecutor's office opened the next day for the three seniors set for "abuse of power with violence" (Part 3. St.286 Criminal Code) and "Violation of regulations on personal relations between them in the absence of relations of subordination" (st.335 Criminal Code). Also, the investigator said that at autopsy Rail were recorded injuries.
Father of soldier Ramil Bikmuhametov sure that his son could not simply take their own lives. Ramil Shamsutdinovich appealed for help in Human Rights Centre of the city of Kazan, which experts conducted a preliminary examination, and started a public investigation into the death of 18 soldiers on Sakhalin Island.

Chronicle Antiproizvola

December 13, 2006 - at 10.30 am Rail Bikmuhametov found hanging from a tree near a military unit, in which he served.
Dec. 13 - Prosecutors military garrison of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk filed the first criminal case into the death of a soldier under Article 110 of the Criminal Code (incitement to suicide "). Dec. 14 - Prosecutors military garrison in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk opened the second criminal case against three seniors set for "abuse of power with violence" (Part 3. St.286 Criminal Code) and "Violation of regulations on personal relations between them in the absence of relations of subordination "(st.335 Criminal Code). December 23 - The funeral took place in his native Rail Bikmuhametova Tchistopol (RT). December 25 - Human rights defenders sent a petition addressed to the President of Tatarstan Mintimer Shaimiev with the analysis of the situation cause the victim Rail Bikmuhametova. January 5 - President of Tatarstan, Kazan, after treatment of human rights defenders sent a letter to Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov, with a request to investigate the reasons that led to the deaths of Rail, and also the reasons for neglect of military cargo transportation-200. January 20 - The Order of Commander of the Far Eastern Military District, Vladimir Bulgakov, three officers - the commander of the part in which he served Rail Bikmuhametov Colonel Konstantin Belsky, his deputy, Maj. Victor Buslaev and commander of the infantry platoon of Lieutenant Alexei Zhuravlev - presented to the dismissal from the Armed Forces of Russia .

These are the facts gathered in the course of its Human Rights Center of Kazan public investigation. All statements and explanations given to citizens voluntarily. Not all of these facts can be confirmed by state authorities. Employees of the Human Rights Centre of Kazan confident that the facts indicate misconduct of agents of the state. Human Rights Centre reserves the right to seek an effective official investigation on them, including international institutions.

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