In the Kremlin called an invalid call to impose sanctions against Putin in connection with the case Savchenko


MOSCOW, March 9. In the Kremlin consider it an unacceptable interference in the trial of Nadezhda Savchenko and urged to impose sanctions against Russian President Vladimir Putin and other Russians.

“We cannot accept interference in judicial processes in our country in strict accordance with current Russian legislation”, – told reporters the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov. According to him, such litigation relates and the case of Nadiya Savchenko.

“Any intervention not allowed here”, – said the representative of the Kremlin.

Peskov said that in Russia “there are certain procedures that are performed at the moment”. “Due to the fact that there is a lawsuit, any comments in fact also believe it is impossible and unacceptable,” he said.

MEPs in the head office vneshnepoliticheskogo Federico Mogerini asked to impose sanctions against Putin and another 28 people. Thus, parliamentarians responded to the trial against the Ukrainian pilot Savchenko. She is accused of involvement in the death of Russian journalists in the Donbass.

Proposals for exchange

In the Kremlin unknown on proposals for the exchange of Nadezhda Savchenko arrested in Ukraine on the Russians.

“I don’t know about such appeals,” – told reporters the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.

The Case Of Hope Savchenko

Nadezhda Savchenko is accused of involvement in the murder of two employees VGTRK under Lugansk and illegal crossing of the border. Article Savchenko: part 2 of article 105 of the criminal code (“Murder”), part 3 of article 30, 2 of article 105 of the criminal code (“Attempt at murder”) and part 1 of article 322 of the criminal code (“Illegal border crossing”).

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 artillery fire on the area of the checkpoint of the militia LNR with him were civilians, including three citizens of the Russian Federation – correspondents VGTRK. The shelling of the VGTRK employees Igor Kornelyuk and Anton Voloshin were killed.