Russian Army fighter Andrey Kravtsov received a one million ruble bonus for destroying a German Leopard tank. This is reported by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. This is the first time that the military department informs the public about bonuses for Russian servicemen.
Recall that the issue of payments to servicemen for the destroyed machinery Ukrainian army was raised at a meeting of Vladimir Putin with military journalists. One of them said that the soldiers and officers do not receive the due payments.
The President of the Russian Federation admitted that he did not know anything about this, but promised to look into this issue.
Later, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation published information on the number of Russian soldiers awarded for the destruction of enemy military equipment.
Since the beginning of the special military operation, more than ten thousand servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation have received special payments for the personal destruction or seizure of enemy military equipment
- said the official representative of the department Igor Konashenkov.
However, the Ministry of Defense did not disclose the personal data of the military personnel of the Russian army.
Recall that for a downed plane or helicopter of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Russian military is entitled to a monetary reward of 300 thousand rubles. In addition, payments are provided for the destruction of artillery systems, drones and armored vehicles of the Ukrainian army.