ROSTOV-ON-DON, 7 December. /Corr. Dmitry Bulanin/. The trial of former Ukrainian army Hope Savchenko on Monday will pass to defence evidence, the attorneys will begin to present its version of events with questioning suspect’s sister Vera Savchenko. About it the correspondent said one of the lawyers Nikolai Polozov.
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“She’ll talk about the events of June 17, 2014, when Nadezhda Savchenko was captured. They talked for literally a half hour before. Also she will speak about the events of June 23rd, when Hope had ceased to be in captivity, but the Faith itself was nearly taken prisoner,” – said Polozov.
The hearing in the case Savchenko continued from September 22. On 3 December the public prosecution has completed the presentation of evidence in the case. 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.
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The court refused the protection Savchenko in removing the prosecutors from the process
Faith Savchenko in the Russian Federation initiated a criminal case. The incident occurred on October 28 in the Supreme court of the Chechen Republic in the course of the criminal proceedings against citizens of Ukraine Mykola Karpuk and Stanislaw Cliche accused of hostilities against Russia in 1994-1995 Vera Savchenko was admitted to the meeting as a public defender and “systematically violate the established order of judicial session by the statements of unauthorized replicas from a place”, not responding to the comments of the judge. In the end, the court decided to remove her from the courtroom.
When the ushers brought the Faith, she said the insult to the judges. These words have undergone linguistic examination, according to which this statement humiliates the honor and dignity of not only the presiding judge but also of the Institute of administration of justice as such. The case was brought by the investigator of the office of the Chechen Republic under article “Contempt of court, expressed in insult of a judge”, which provides up to 6 months of arrest.