As reported on his page in the microblog on Twitter Poroshenko, he instructed the foreign Ministry of Ukraine to do everything to return the Faith Savchenko to Ukraine”. According to him, arrived at the scene, the Consul General of Ukraine in Rostov-on-don.
Earlier, the press service of the foreign Ministry of Ukraine, and a lawyer convicted in Russia Hope Savchenko Ilya Novikov reported that a car with diplomatic plates, which are Faith Savchenko, a Ukrainian diplomat, blocked at the border, and the authorities took his passport Savchenko. She was told that she is wanted.
Novikov said that he had asked Faith Savchenko to stay in the car to resolve the situation. In his opinion, the situation can last for several hours.
According to the lawyer Mark Feigin, the incident occurred on the Russian-Ukrainian border near the checkpoint Chertkovo.