The Rostov regional court upheld the extension of the arrest Savchenko

The Rostov regional court upheld the extension of the arrest Savchenko

ROSTOV-ON-DON, December 25. /Corr. Dmitry Bulanin/. The Rostov regional court upheld the decision on the extension of arrest for three months, until April 16, 2016, former Ukrainian army Hope Savchenko. About this korr. said the representative of the court.

“The court ruled to leave in force the decision of the Donetsk city court, the appeal of protection without satisfaction”, – said the Agency interlocutor.

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The decision to extend the arrest Savchenko was issued by the Donetsk city court on 17 December. After that, the defense again challenged the court, which was rejected.

Itself Savchenko during the solution of a question on prolongation of arrest was on hunger strike. While the court, she will only drink water. In the event of conviction Savchenko made the decision to abandon the water.

The hearing in the case Savchenko continued from September 22. According to the investigation, as an officer of the armed forces of Ukraine, while the location of a paramilitary battalion “Aydar” on June 17, 2014 near the village of Metallist, Slavyanoserbsk district, Luhansk region, Savchenko was conducting secret surveillance and correction of shelling the checkpoint of the militia LNR with him were civilians, including three citizens of the Russian Federation – correspondents VGTRK. In the shelling of journalists Igor Kornelyuk and Anton Voloshin were killed.