DONETSK (Rostov region), on 1 February. /Corr. Dmitry Bulanin/. Former Ukrainian army Hope Savchenko believes that she should be judged by military Tribunal.
The Donetsk court extended the arrest of Hope Savchenko until April 16, 2016
She declared it during interrogation in court of Donetsk (Rostov region).
“I would be easier if tried by a military Tribunal… Why veterans of the great Patriotic war – heroes, and we who defended their land – killer? I don’t have the right to judged by a Russian court, the more criminal”, – said Savchenko.
The hearings on the case of former Ukrainian army 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 on the process.
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.