Savchenko intends to make the last word in the Donetsk court

Savchenko intends to make the last word in the Donetsk court


ROSTOV-ON-DON, March 9. /Corr. Dmitry Bulanin/. Former Ukrainian army Hope Savchenko intends on Wednesday to make the last word in Donetsk city court, where her case is being heard about the murder of Russian journalists. This was reported by one of her lawyers Nikolai Polozov.

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“Nadezhda Savchenko is determined to act… in court,” Polozov wrote on his page on the social network Facebook.

He also noted that the health of Savchenko, in spite of his hunger-strike, remains normal.

“The visible deterioration of the health status of there is no Hope, she feels the same as yesterday,” wrote the lawyer.

At the hearing on March 3, ended the second day of debate of the parties. After the speech of the lawyers Savchenko was preparing to act with last word and to hear the date of sentencing, however, the presiding judge announced a break until March 9th. After that, Savchenko was on hunger strike from March 4.

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.