The defense Ministry responded to the accusations of the widow of the dead in Syria major
The payment to the widow of the deceased in Syria, the Russian major Sergei Burgundy was made in full, said the press service of the defense Ministry. The office concluded that the journalists of the British Agency Reuters, wrote an article about a distressed woman, has twisted the words of the heroine for the sake of slander.
The payment to the widow of the deceased in Syria, the Russian major Sergei Burgundy was made in full, said the press service of the defense Ministry. About it reports TASS.
“Financial assets in accordance with Russian law received in equal shares and the full amount of all close relatives of the deceased soldier: the widow, the soldier’s mother and his three children,” — said in the Ministry.
The defense Ministry said that information from the article British Agency Reuters on the poverty-stricken widow Burgundy were carefully checked, and the Agency came to the conclusion that journalists distort the words of a woman for slander.
“The”efficiency” of some Russian media, blindly citing any speculation Reuters, is overloaded with anti-Russian propaganda, without proper verification and clarification can only evoke condemnation,” — said the press service.
October 23, Reuters published an article about Vitalina Burgundy, which including the statements of the heroine.
The author of the article Maria Tsvetkova writes that after the death of her husband in Syria Burgundy unsuccessfully sought financial support from the defense Ministry, which, according to women, relies to her as the widow of the participant of military operations. The article also States that the heroine got about 17 thousand dollars (one million rubles) — the fifth part of compensation, which she shared with the closest relatives of the spouse.
According to the Maroon, the support in improvement of living conditions of the Ministry of defence refused because officials did not consider her needs. However, according to the woman, working as a military psychologist, her salary is 8.6 thousand rubles, and she has to live in the Crimea to his parents ‘ house with her daughter from a previous marriage.
Sergey Burgundy was killed in Syria in April of this year in militant attack on a garrison of government troops. He was a military adviser.