Two expert witnesses provide two different theories.
A civilian (non-army) doctor says that his injuries were caused by being forced to remain in one position for an extended period of time and a brutal beating;
Expert Says Sychyov's Injuries Caused by Hazing:
An Army doctor however believes that his injuries were caused by a long-standing problem and that if the diagnosis had been correct he would not have lost his legs and genitals. The unspoken element of which is that if he had not been hazed (brutally beaten) then his genetic disorder would not have become evident.
Burdenko Doctors Say That Sychyov Was Misdiagnosed
I'll let you make your own minds up.
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