DONETSK /Rostov region/, November 9. Victoria talalaeva, the victim in case of former Ukrainian army Hope Savchenko, informed that he saw several explosions from gunfire, which killed Russian journalists, reports Corr. from a court hall.
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“We left the settlement the metalworker, began the attack. Have there been more than one. I saw the wounded, among whom was the rebel,” said talalaeva. She said that when the shooting started, Metallist village with her left six men – all residents of the same house.
The interrogation of the victim was conducted via video conferencing, with very poor sound quality. As noted by one of the lawyers Savchenko Nikolai Polozov, “talalaeva reluctantly recalls the events”. “Says that the record speaks for itself,” wrote the lawyer in the microblog in Twitter.
According to the indictment, talalaeva previously expressed the view that “the firing was conducted on civilians”, who were in civilian clothes.
After questioning the victim, the state prosecutors continued to publicize the case materials, as witnesses and victims for questioning in court and on video.
What are the charges against Savchenko
November 9 in Donetsk city court continues hearings on the case of 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.