The lawyer hopes Savchenko Nikolai Polozov said that the court of Donetsk of the Rostov region have not announced a guilty verdict against Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko. About this he wrote on his Twitter page.
“The court has not yet addressed the question of guilt in the verdict announced, and leading Russian media outlets are already writing about guilt Savchenko. In a hurry,” said the lawyer.
Earlier, several Western media have corrected their reports that the court of Donetsk of the Rostov region was found guilty Ukrainka Hope Savchenko. On Monday about making such a decision reported by the main Russian Agency.
“Correction: in a previous version claimed that a Russian court found guilty the Ukrainian pilot. The decision is still disclosed,” — said in the message to the Associated Press.
On adjustment information on the case Savchenko has informed bi-Bi-si. “Russian court still announces the verdict to the pilot Nadezhda Savchenko in the murder of journalists — fix previous posts,” — said in Twitter the British broadcasting Corporation.
Al Jazeera also reported adjusting their messages. “Correction: Savchenko has not yet been sentenced, but the judge said that she was an accomplice to murder”, — writes the edition.
Similar to the edit originally appeared on the official website, Agence France-Presse. “Fix — a Russian news Agency reported prematurely from the court about the guilty verdict. The final verdict is still pending,” — stated in the message. However, it later was removed.
About the conviction reported to “RIA Novosti”, TASS and “Interfax”. Two employees of the Federal agencies present at the Donetsk city court on the sentencing Savchenko, said that just heard the judge-Rapporteur at the beginning of the announcement read that the fault Savchenko installed and supported by the evidence. And only after the court started quoting the indictment.
In a video broadcast on the website “Open Russia” this part of the session there is no broadcast starts exactly from the announcement of the prosecution case.
A number of Russian media outlets also claim that the judge has not yet announced an accusatory verdict. So, “Echo of Moscow” reports that “judge Leonid Stepanenko still read the plot of the charges”. The publication of “the Media” said in an online broadcast, “the judge announced Stepanenko materials — the position of the investigators on the case Savchenko, after which he will list the evidence and the arguments of the prosecution and then the evidence and the arguments of the defense, and then you hear the court’s conclusions about the guilt or innocence of the defendant”.