DONETSK /Rostov region/, December 9. /Corr. Dmitry Bulanin/. Donetsk city court interrupted the questioning sister’s former army Hope Savchenko Faith due to the fact that one of the prosecutors felt bad, the correspondent of TASS from the courtroom.
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“Your honor, the Prosecutor is bad,” said the interpreter, after which the judge announced a technical break for 10 minutes.
Faith Savchenko told about the events of 17 June, when he was taken prisoner by her sister. Faith itself was a direct participant in those events. The interrogation was interrupted for a moment, when she told me that near the village of Metalist came the explosions and was blown up equipment in the armed forces of Ukraine.
Vera Savchenko was sure that her sister Hope, dead after fight near Lugansk in 2014, until she reported that in captivity. Vera told the audience that helped the soldiers of the Ukrainian army on the 17th of June, when, under the settlement the metalworker of the Luhansk region there was a fight, and Hope was captured.
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“She (Hope) called to say that he is in the bushes on the Golf club. About 10.00 am there was an explosion, we realized it was our equipment. Then she (Hope) disappeared from the connection, I thought no one survived. 18-th day came SMS that the phone is switched on I began to keep ringing to Nadia on the phone, a male voice answered, he aggressively said that it will cut all of our family and said that she is now in captivity,” said Faith, who was the commander of the battalion “Aidar” Sergey Melnichuk.
To talk to my sister on the 19th of June. “She reassured me, said that everything is normal and soon it will exchange. Then the connection with her disappeared for a week. 21 th last time I spoke to Hope on the phone and didn’t know her. I was sure that she was in Lugansk, as the negotiations (on the exchange). That she was in Russia, I certainly did not know”.
The hearing in the case Savchenko continued from September 22. 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.