Savchenko’s mother reported paying the court-appointed penalty of 30 thousand rubles.

Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who was sentenced in Russia to 22 years of imprisonment, has paid her court appointed a fine of 30 thousand rubles for illegal crossing of the recognized Russian-Ukrainian border. About it journalists were reported by the mother Maria Savchenko.

“[The lawyer Savchenko Nikolai Polozov] told me that she was given the paperwork to return to Ukraine. There there is a column where I must admit that she crossed the border and asked for asylum, and said she laughed. Also there is a penalty. Polozov explained to her that there is an article, if she didn’t pay the fine, then these documents will not be considered valid. Then she said Yes. The money is not there, the consuls gave her 40 thousand, 30 thousand, she gave up and said that they hanged himself,” — said Savchenko’s mother (quoted by “112 Ukraine”).

29 APR 2016 Savchenko refused a guilty plea when filling out documents necessary for its extradition to Ukraine. Meanwhile, the lawyer pilots mark Feigin said that she agreed to pay a fine of 30 thousand rubles., assigned to her by the court, but indicated that he had been illegally exported from the territory of Ukraine”.

27 APR Feygin has declared that the extradition of Savchenko started. He stressed that the statement his client about the consent for the results to serve his sentence in the territory of Ukraine received 7 April. On 28 April, a lawyer Polozov, communicating with journalists, admitted that the procedure of extradition of the pilots can be completed by the end of summer.

March 22, Nadezhda Savchenko was sentenced to 22 years in prison for the murder of journalists VGTRK in the Donbass. On 24 April the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that on April 18, during a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, an agreement was reached about the timing of the return Savchenko home.