Crimean court imprisons Russian soldier for smuggling to Ukraine spare parts for fighter aircraft
Vyacheslav Pukhalsky got himself eight years in high-security prison
“Crimean garrison military court sentenced Russia’s warrant officer Vyacheslav Pukhalsky to 8 years in high-security prison for smuggling spare parts for fighter aircraft, which could be used for building new aircraft. His sidekick Vitaliy Blokhin got 7,5 years of prison, too”, reads the message at Kryminform news agency’s website.
The court found that Pukhalsky handed Blokhin several parts of Mig-29 and Su-27 fighter aircraft, as well as those of Mi-8 and Ka-27 helicopters. Blokhin tried to ship the parts to Ukraine, but he was detained.
The court also stripped Pukhalsky of his military rank.
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