The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in first reading adopted a draft law introducing stricter liability of soldiers for alcohol or drugs, for proper decision voted 236 deputies In the 226 necessary.
"The practice indicates the existence of violations related to drinking by military personnel during the passage of charges alcoholic beverages outside the boundaries of military units, then they are in a state of intoxication appeared on the service, as well as offences related to the consumption of drugs, psychotropic substances and their analogues ", – quoted by the news Agency the text of the explanatory note.
At the same time, violators " in fact remain outside of the boundaries of liability." Chiefs of military units, being in the headquarters for dozens of kilometers from the place of deployment of soldiers do not have the opportunity to draw up a Protocol on administrative offense. For this reason, the draft law increases the number of persons who have the ability to draw up protocols of administrative offenses, and also offers a fine soldier in amounts ranging from 2 to 8 thousand Dollars or to contain them in the guardhouse for up to 10 days. Remember, in July, Kyiv has recognized the mass drunkenness of the Ukrainian security forces in the Donbass. The Ministry of defence of Ukraine first recognized the problem of alcoholism in the army, which is the reason a significant percentage of non-combat losses of the APU. The Ukrainian authorities in April 2014 began military action against proclaimed LNR and DNR, who told about independence after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of homes of residents and infrastructure. According to the UN at the end of July, the victims of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine began more than 9, 5 thousand People, more than 22 thousand were damaged health.