Sister Hopes Savchenko back to Ukraine


The sister of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko Vera Savchenko arrived on the territory of Ukraine. This was reported in his Twitter the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

“Just the General Consul in Rostov has informed me that Vera Savchenko crossed the Ukrainian border and is already at the native land”, — wrote Poroshenko.

The night before April 27, the Ukrainian foreign Ministry said that a car with diplomatic plates, which was Vera Savchenko, the Ukrainian Consul, was arrested on the border of Russia and Ukraine. Passport of Faith Savchenko first were the guards, then took him a consular representative, said the representative of Ukraine to the Council of Europe Dmitry Kuleba.

The press service of border guard of the FSB in the Rostov region, TASS news Agency on Thursday said that Faith Savchenko was not allowed to leave the territory of Russia, as it is in Federal search on charges of contempt of court.

In the official comments of the FSB, quoted by the Agency, said that on April 27 Faith Savchenko “found” on the road checkpoint “Chertkovo” in the course of border control as a person “under Federal investigation” in a criminal case under part 2 of article 297 of the criminal code (contempt of court, expressed in insult of trial participants).

“About this fact was notified to the initiator (search) and called the police, she implemented the necessary measures, the statement of the FSB. — The citizen Savchenko across the border is not omitted in the absence of sufficient grounds, giving her the right to cross the border.”

Several hours later, TASS citing a source in the competent bodies said that the limit Faith Savchenko on a trip to Russia cancelled. The source added that it will be able to leave in the coming hours.