"The fate of the former officer, who served in hot spots and worthy of carrying the fallen to his share of the formidable tests, time and again in different media, journalists and human rights activists. Presentation of Merit was held in the presence of inmates and employees who serve in the church premises on the ground of the colony. Leading the service the priest heartfelt congratulations award, named him "Long Summer" and said about this short heartfelt sermon. After presenting award "Silver cross"Orthodox and scapular SV Arakcheyev passed in the prescribed manner for storage as objects that have significant real value, which it will be returned to the inventory during the liberation," — said on the Web site of the execution of sentences.
Was presented by the chairman of the merit of the Public Oversight Commission for the Ryazan region, Viktor Fedorovich Boborykin on behalf of the Russian Orthodox Church and the All-Russian public organization "Combat Brotherhood".
Recall that in 2007 the last officer Troops Russian Federation Arakcheev was accused of killing three civilians inhabitants of Chechnya, which came out in 2003, and sentenced to 15 years in prison. Protection of the accused challenged the verdict of the court, but the Supreme Tribunal Russian Federation upheld the judgment. He was arrested in the courtroom and sent to one of the prisons in Rostov-on-Don. He was later transferred to a colony of the Ryazan region. Arakcheeva 5:00 inspected by the polygraph, which pointed to the innocence of the defendant.