Novikov: Savchenko verdict expected in March

Protection Ukrainka Hope Savchenko, illegally detained in Russia, expects the Russian court announced her verdict in the first half of March. This was told by lawyer Ilya Novikov in an interview with «Radio Liberty».

«We believe it will be around March 10. Maybe later, but unlikely before,» he said.

On 2 March the appointment of the debates of the defense and prosecution.

Novikov noted that the court and prosecutors interfering in questions not in their competence.

On the question of whether to hope for a just verdict, Novikov replied: «we Must fight, to put pressure on all politicians, which in turn can put pressure on Putin and the Russian leadership to Savchenko and other Ukrainian hostages immediately released».

We will remind, the Russian investigators accuse Savchenko under articles «murder» and «attempted murder». Ukrainian denies all charges.

After the capture of militants, it was transferred to Russia. Nadezhda Savchenko went on hunger strike on 18 December after it was extended her detention.

Note, as stated by the lawyer Savchenko mark Feigin, the procedure of issuing Ukrainian pilots could begin before mid-March.

Novikov: Savchenko verdict expected in March 18.02.2016

Февраль 18th, 2016 by
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