In an official statement issued by the press service of “Batkivshchyna” stated that the decision to exclude Savchenko from the ranks of the faction was made after discussion with the pilot. “Experience has shown that the principles and political beliefs of Nadiya Savchenko and “Fatherland” does not match”, — stated in the message.
The party stated that “oppose any negotiations with the terrorists and against the legalization of gangs in the Donbas.” At the same time she Savchenko believes that “this terminology is not clearly defined state position of Ukraine”.
While surrounded by Yulia Tymoshenko stated that today would be achieved “liberation officer Savchenko from Russian captivity”.
13 Dec itself Savchenko confirmed the information that was held in Minsk negotiations with the leaders of the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk national republics. His position, she explained the desire “to strengthen the Minsk format and make it more efficient.”
Trip the people’s Deputy in the capital of Belarus, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. He noted that the meeting could not carry official status, and performance Savchenko depends on how important such contacts give the President and government of Ukraine.
In Kiev, the news about the trip Savchenko at a meeting with the leaders of the republics of Donbass has caused a wide resonance. Already on the evening of 12 December, Yulia Tymoshenko said that Savchenko “has nothing to do with “Batkivshchyna”. In response to her sister Vera said that Savchenko is still a few weeks before that, wrote a statement of withdrawal from the party.
Savchenko became a member of “Batkivshchyna” in 2014, when he was in a Russian prison on charges of involvement in the murder of journalists VGTRK. In the elections to the Verkhovna Rada it was under the first number in the electoral list and as a result became a member of Parliament.