Police Captain reprimanded for not giving road to generals
Lieutenant-General Viktor Paukov and his deputy Major-General Viktor Ishchenko did not fit in the elevator and took it as impudence on the part of the young Captain.
An ambiguous incident occurred in one of the buildings of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia. Senior Investigator of the Main Investigation Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Moscow region V.V. Savchenko did not give his place in the elevator to two high-ranking officers and got reprimanded.
According to the video, the Interior Ministry officer stood in front of the elevator, and together with him there was Head of the regional department Lieutenant-General Viktor Paukov, as well as his deputy Major-General Victor Ishchenko. On the floor the elevator arrived already full of people, and there would not be enough place for three more people. The Captain of the Ministry of Internal Affairs entered the elevator first, and the two generals stayed outside.
Apparently, the deed of a subordinate employee with a lower rank offended two high-ranking officials. So, Savchenko was reprimanded.
The press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Moscow region formally commented on the reprimand.
"Captain of Justice Savchenko allowed himself to be disrespectful towards his colleagues and the leadership of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in the Moscow region," the press service said.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs stressed that police officers must "comply with the requirements for official conduct", "observe subordination" and "show respect to all employees, regardless of their official position and place of service."
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