Lawyer: doctors put on a drip starving Savchenko so she could attend court

Lawyer: doctors put on a drip starving Savchenko so she could attend court

ROSTOV-ON-DON, January 20. /Corr. Dmitry Bulanin/. Physicians concerned about the starving condition of former Ukrainian army Hope Savchenko and started to put her drip so she could visit court, told the correspondent of TASS, one of the lawyers Savchenko mark Feigin.

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“It got to the point when physicians are ready to forbid to visit the process. If a person is too weak, then it is not removed from prison. She jumped acetone, and the doctors said that if this spirit continues, it will not be allowed at the meeting. She compromised – she had a drip and it takes some kind of potion,” said Novikov.

He added that Savchenko will begin a dry hunger strike immediately after the verdict, as previously reported, and once it enters into force.

Donetsk city court on 17 December 2015 extended the arrest Savchenko for 3 months – until April 16, 2016. After that, the defense again challenged the court, which was once again rejected. Itself Savchenko during the solution of a question on prolongation of arrest was on hunger strike.

The hearing in the case Savchenko continued from September 22. She is 25 July 2015 held in jail-3 of Novocherkassk (30 km from Rostov-on-don and 150 km from Donetsk city court) where it carry to the hearing.

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.