OREANDA-NEWS  The number of crimes against military service has doubled in Russia — 3,047 facts were registered in 2022, which is twice as much as in 2021. Such data are contained in the legal statistics of the Prosecutor General's Office, which were reviewed by RBC.

In 2021, 1,514 crimes against military service were registered. These include 22 compositions: these are acts committed by military personnel against the established order of service and citizens in reserve during the passage of military training. Among such crimes are desertion, unauthorized abandonment of the duty station, irregular relationships, insulting military personnel.

The Prosecutor General's Office in its statistics does not disclose the number of crimes in a number of categories, however, it is indicated that in 2022 444 crimes related to statutory relationships and 81 crimes under the article on insulting military personnel were registered.

Also, the supervisory authority drew attention to the number of sabotage committed last year — 23 facts. There were two such cases in 2021, and none in 2019 and 2020.