Savchenko will act with last word in court March 3. MEPs will hold a hunger strike in support

Ukrainka Hope Savchenko, accused in Russia of involvement in the death of Russian journalists, will deliver the last word at the trial of her case in the Donetsk town court of the Rostov region on March 3, said the defendant’s lawyer mark Feigin.

«I came out from Nadi from prison. Agreed to schedule a debate. March 2 is the prosecution (the lawyer) Novikov, March 3, Savchenko, (lawyer) Polozov, Feigin, and the last word», — Feigin wrote Thursday on Twitter.

Feigin added that his statement on the discussions between the parties will become the main advocate in the process Savchenko.

Another lawyer of the Ukrainian pilot Polozov wrote on Twitter that the defense is ready to speak at the debate of the parties. «Nadezhda Savchenko was very angry with prosecutors for intentional protraction of time prepare for the debate. Protection ready,» said the lawyer.

Debate of the parties on the case of Savchenko will begin in the Donetsk town court of the Rostov region on 2 March.

In addition, until the end of February 22 in the parliaments of member countries of the Council of Europe will take action in support of Nadezhda Savchenko, was reported by a member of the permanent delegation of the Verkhovna Rada in the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Volodymyr Ariev (fraction «Block of Petro Poroshenko»), reports «Interfax-Ukraine».

«From 15 to 29 February 22 in the parliaments of member countries of the Council of Europe will take action in support of our colleagues, which today is a hostage to the Kremlin, Nadiya Savchenko is also a delegate from the Ukraine in the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe», — Aryev said at a briefing on Thursday in Kyiv.

According to the MP, an action in support of Savchenko was initiated by Deputy of the Parliament of the Czech Republic Kristina Zelenkovac.

«We (members of the permanent delegation of the Verkhovna Rada to the PACE — ed), by joining this campaign, tomorrow will hold a one-day hunger strike, as well as all the representatives of the 22 parliaments,» — said the Ariev.

He recalled that the Ukrainian pilot, MP Savchenko «hunger strike for the second time, her life is threatened today».

Ariev is convinced that this action of parliamentarians of European countries will draw attention to the problem of Ukrainian citizens detained in Russia.

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.

As stated by mark Feigin, the procedure of issuing Ukrainian pilots could begin before mid-March.




Savchenko will act with last word in court March 3. MEPs will hold a hunger strike in support 18.02.2016

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