Commander of Ukrainian Navy Ihor Voronchenko denies that the information that four marines were killed near Shyrokyne because of military hazing, as he said in a video address.
“Some media named military hazing the main reason for this crime. The facts that we have now don’t confirm this information,” he said.
On Feb. 15, four Ukrainian Marines were found dead in their house not far from Shyrokyne, Donetsk region. Two Ukrainian servicemen were detained on suspicion of the crime.
Ukrainska Pravda wrote that, according to their sources, the marines were shot in their sleep because of being victims of systematic military hazing.
A source in Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense gave similar information to Novyny N.