The witness told the court that the documents brought Savchenko in the UK at the request of a stranger

DONETSK /Rostov region/, October 26. /Corr. Dmitry Bulanin/. Witness for the prosecution in the case of former Ukrainian army Hope Savchenko Konstantin Gordeev said that the accused brought things to the UK in Moscow at the request of an unknown man, whom she had met in the Rostov region. He said this during the session of the city court of Donetsk, reports journalist..

He explained that things Savchenko was handed over either in Gukovo or in Donetsk, the Rostov region, where it is difficult to say. “I, along with representatives of the “Union of paratroopers of Russia” on September 19, 2014 was carrying humanitarian aid and after unloading I went to the cafe, and when I came out, I was approached by a man who said he was the rebel, and asked to deliver a package to the investigating authorities in Moscow, I went to Moscow, drove back and,” – said Gordeev.

He noted that the unknown told him that the documents seized from Nadiya Savchenko during her captivity. This request surprised Gordeeva, but he fulfilled it. In the road he saw that inside the documents but not read them.

“I was next to the investigator when he took out paper sheets. There was a text written by hand and printed. There was drawn up and held in the recess of witnesses,” said the witness.

Protection declared the petition for announcement of indications of the witness given at the preliminary investigation stage, as it provided significant contradictions. The court petition was denied.

The hearing in the case Savchenko

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

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.