Press Secretary of the President of Ukraine Svyatoslav tsigalko tried to unfurl the flag of Ukraine after the announcement of the verdict in the trial of a soldier Hope Savchenko, said the correspondent of “Interfax” from a court hall.
According to him, Savchenko when he heard the verdict, she made disparaging remarks about him, and then began to sing the anthem of Ukraine. Members of the Ukrainian delegation, who were in the courtroom, she began to sing along. At this time those present in the court Tsigalko unfurled the flag of Ukraine. It was removed from the courtroom.
In addition, singing Savchenko, said to “Interfax”, took a negative view “Russian students”. After that, mix scuffle ensued.
After the court session Tsegolko told reporters about the innocence Savchenko. “Savchenko innocent. Its illegal hold on the territory of Russia violates the Minsk agreement, and as a result, Russia can be subject to more stringent sanctions. Soon you will know the reaction of the President of Ukraine on the conclusion Savchenko. Freedom Hope Savchenko,” — said the spokesman.
March 22, Tuesday, Donetsk city court sentenced Ukrainian army to 22 years imprisonment. She was found guilty in the murder of journalists VGTRK in the Donbass. Also according to the decision of the court of Savchenko will have to pay a fine of 30 thousand rubles.
Earlier during the announcement of the sentence the judge was about to proceed to the appointment of the sentence, when Savchenko began to sing the Ukrainian folk song “OI, braids, braids you are mine” by replacing the word “spit” to “judge.” As a result, the judge announced a break for a few minutes.
Ukrainian army is in a Russian jail since the summer of 2014. According to the version of the RCDS, in June Savchenko led the adjustment of fire, which killed journalists Anton Voloshin and Igor Kornelyuk, and then under the guise of refugees moved to Russia. Itself Savchenko’s guilt does not recognize and claims that Ukraine has kidnapped her.