Just this year 109 Russian soldiers have committed suicide, according to Russia's chief military prosecutor. The cause, cash strapped and
demoralized Russian military. 420 service members have died this year due to non combat situations.
MOSCOW July 27, 2004 — Russia's chief military prosecutor said Tuesday that 109 soldiers have committed suicide so far this year, 38 percent more
than the same period last year.
In comments broadcast on NTV television, Alexander Savenkov also said 25 servicemen were killed in hazing incidents and 12 others died as a result
excess force used by their officers, the ITAR-Tass news agency reported.
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I find this article very sad. What could be so bad to cause these men to commit suicide?
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