ROSTOV-ON-DON, December 17. /Corr. Dmitry Bulanin/. Former Ukrainian army Hope Savchenko went on hunger strike until the trial was over it.
About this in his microblog on Twitter said one of her lawyers Nikolai Polozov.
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“Hope Savchenko went on hunger strike until the end of the court. After the verdict she’ll declare a dry hunger strike. Demand – exemption,” wrote Polozov.
Earlier, he said that the prosecutors petitioned the court to extend the period of detention for three months, until April 16, 2016.
Savchenko has repeatedly threatened the court that he would go on hunger strike if the court removes from the meeting or its lawyers. They were repeatedly received from the judges comments about his statements and behavior.
Earlier the defense Sachenko reported that the Donetsk city court plans to follow up on the case Savchenko in January 2016. “The court set the meeting schedule for January 2016. 13, 14, 18, 20, 21, 25, 27, 28. Beginning at 11:00”, – wrote in his microblog on Twitter one of the lawyers Nikolai Polozov.
The hearing in the case Savchenko continued from September 22.
The state prosecutors objected to the granting of protection Savchenko piece of evidence in court
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.