Student of the Moscow state University (MSU) Alexander Ivanov, also known under the name Varvara Karaulov, who tried to join the terrorist group «Islamic state» in Syria, suffers from schizotypal personality disorder.
About it writes on Monday, 31 October, news Agency RIA Novosti citing a source in the Moscow district military court, which considered the case.
During the meeting documents were made public, showing that the diagnosis was delivered in June 2015, informed about any mental illness of the defendant were not reported.
At previous meetings of the court of protection Karaulova reported that after returning from Turkey Karaulova was examined in the Institute of mental health, and she was prescribed antidepressants and antipsychotic medication.
Held in April examination found the student conscious and capable to bear criminal liability for their actions.
According to the International classification of diseases (ICD-10), schizotypal disorder is characterized by eccentric behavior and anomalies of thinking and emotional reactions resembling schizophrenic. At the same characteristic of schizophrenia disorders are not detected at any stage of the disease, said the website NEWSru.com.
The judicial hearings on the case of Barbara Karaulova opened on 5 October this year. The indictment says that the girl came into virtual contact with an unidentified person with the purpose to join one of the cells of the IG, which is controlled by Abduh Khakin.
Second-year student of the faculty of philosophy of Moscow state University Barbara Karaulov was in June this year, was detained by the Turkish security forces on the border with Syria, where she tried to sneak in to join the militants.
Girl for a long period led a double life, hiding from the family, what became of Islamist. May 27, she flew to Istanbul on a pre-issued passport. Surveillance of mobile phone allowed to establish her whereabouts. Later Karaulov appeared in the group of 13 Russian citizens who were detained while trying to cross the border with Syria.
This summer it was reported that Varvara Karaulov has the status of a witness in the case of recruitment to the ranks of the «Islamic state».