The trial Savchenko repeatedly announced that the sister of the accused was not denied entry to the Russian Federation


DONETSK /Rostov region/, October 26. /Corr. Dmitry Bulanin/. The trial of former Ukrainian army Hope Savchenko again declared that the defendant’s sister Vera Savchenko border guards were not denied entry into the Russian Federation. This was stated by the judge of the Donetsk city court during the next meeting.

“Border Department of the FSB of Russia in the Rostov region and received a reply that the office data on a ban of entrance of the citizen of Faith Savchenko do not have”, – said today the judge Stepanenko, Leonid.

In the last hearing, the judge has already voiced a similar response.

Earlier, on 13 October, the defense reported that at a checkpoint Cherkovo-Cretaceous in the Rostov region at the state border of the Russian Federation and Ukraine Faith Savchenko has informed that FSB has banned her entry into Russia. According to the lawyer Nikolay Polozov, before problems with entry. Two days later, the Donetsk city court hearing the case of Nadezhda Savchenko, said that he has no information about a ban of entrance to the Russian Federation sisters of the accused. The judges decided to verify this data through a request to the FSB.

October 19 Faith Savchenko missed in Russia at the Pulkovo airport. On October 21, the Donetsk city court refused the request of the defence to change the conduct of judicial investigations and questioning Faith Savchenko. The lawyers asked for it, because he believed that questioning Faith Savchenko, as the only witness for the defense, might not happen if she is again denied entry.

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On Monday in Donetsk city court continues hearings on the case of Nadezhda Savchenko, which began on 22 September.

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According to the investigation, as an officer of the armed forces of Ukraine, while the location of a paramilitary battalion “Aydar” on June 17, 2014 near the village of Metallist, Slavyanoserbsk district, Luhansk region, Savchenko was conducting secret surveillance and correction of shelling the checkpoint of the militia LNR with him were civilians, including three citizens of the Russian Federation – correspondents VGTRK. In the shelling of journalists Igor Kornelyuk and Anton Voloshin were killed.