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SBU opened a case against the officials of the Russian Federation for the abduction Savchenko

Against Russian officials reported the criminal proceedings in connection with the situation around the people's deputy of Ukraine of the delegation to the PACE Hopes Savchenko. This was reported by the Ukrainian Security Service on Twitter.

"Registered criminal proceedings against officials of the Russian Federation for the kidnapping Hope Savchenko," - said the report. In Russian

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According to experts, Savchenko shall challenge the decision of the Russian court and the attitude of Themis her

Former representative of Ukraine in the UN Human Rights Vladimir Vasilenko said that the Kremlin freed hostage Hope Savchenko has to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights. He said this in the air "on Channel 5."

"My opinion is that it would like to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights and to appeal the decision of the Russian court and the general attitude of Themis to Savchenko throughout this process tyranny and lawlessness" - Vasilenko said.

May 25, 2016 Ukrainian pilots that zaґratamy illegally detained in Russia finally liberated. On the morning of the presidential plane flew to Rostov for Hope Savchenko. Instead of two Russian aircraft HRUshnykamy, previously spared the president, headed for Moscow.   In Ukrainian/український
President Vladimir Putin of Russia reckons with the opinion of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko after all.

Nadiia Savchenko's lawyer Mark Feygin said at a press conference, Censor.NET reports citing

"Putin reckons with Poroshenko. Hates him but reckons with him," Mark Feygin said.

Mark Feygin commented in such a manner the reasons that affected Nadiia Savchenko's release. The lawyer believes that Poroshenko's stance has had weight after all. But, in his opinion, it was the night talks in the Normandy format that determined the fate of the pilot.

Earlier, the lawyer said that Russia, unlike Ukraine, had got no law enabling to pardon people. Therefore, the decision on Nadiia Savchenko was a kind of exception to the general rule.   In Ukrainian/український
The Interior Ministry has unveiled the details of yesterday's attack on the wife of Ukraine's NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov.

Сensor.NET reports citing Interior Ministry press service.

"On May 25, the police detained a man who tried to assassinate Hanna Turchynova, the wife of NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov, in one of the Kyiv's universities. As established, the attacker appeared to be Volodymyr Olentsevych, a resident of Donetsk and a lawyer. He is known for his claims to abolish the decrees on conferring Stepan Bandera and Roman Shukhevych the title of Hero of Ukraine. He also tried to challenge the pardon of Yurii Lutsenko. Moreover, in 2014, Olentsevych sued Oleksandr Turchynov for the illegal dismissal of Viktor Yanukovych as the president of Ukraine," the statement notes.

As reported, the attacker knew the woman only by photos from the Internet, showing her with short hair. As a result, Olentsevych assaulted another woman with a similar hairstyle. Upon realizing his mistake, he attempted to grab the real victim. Taking advantage of the moment, a security officer that made his appearance after Hanna Turchynova started to scream, knocked the knife from the criminal's hand and detained him.

During a search of Olentsevych, the police found Hanna Turchynova's personal data and a copy of the decree by Acting President of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov on the start of anti-terrorist operation dated spring 2014, which the attacker planned to leave at the crime scene.

According to investigators, Olentsevych has had contacts with "government members" of the so-called "DPR" and the leaders of propagandist media in the temporarily uncontrolled territory of Ukraine.

The investigation is underway.  In Ukrainian/український
SBU, Ukraine’s security service, denied access to UN team to visit its rayon offices in the Donbas war zone, SBU chief Vasyl Hrytsak told journalists in Lviv May 26.

The team was allowed to visit pre-trial detention prisons where suspects are held but not the SBU offices in the war zone, he said.

In the USA, you cannot visit CIA or FBI offices where operatives work and where secret documents are held, he said.

SBU does not keep suspects in its rayon branches in Donbas, he said.

“We have shown some 600 suspects whose cases are being investigated whereas the rebels allowed access only to 4 suspects,” he said. 

The UN team on fighting torture cut short its visit to Ukraine when it was banned to visit the prisons where, they believe, SBU holds suspects.
Ukraine army intelligence reports massive losses among the Russian army servicemen in Donbas during May 24-25 fighting.

“May 24-25, 7 bodies of the Russian servicemen were delivered to Donetsk oblast hospital morgue and 9 wounded to the Donetsk clinical hospital No. 6.

Seven wounded Russians were taken to the Donetsk clinical hospital No. 14.

One Russian soldier was killed and one wounded during a raid by the enemy reconnaissance group belonging to 11th Infantry regiment, Makiyivka.
on Thu May 26, 2016 10:39 amAdmin
US Vice President congratulated Hope Savchenko returning home

US Vice President Joe Biden says Nadia Savchenko example for the Ukrainian people and all people.

"Hope Savchenko unjust imprisonment ended. Welcome home, hope "- he wrote on Twitter.

"Your power is an example for the Ukrainian and the world" - said Biden.

As you know, May 25, Nadia Savchenko took the presidential plane from Russia, Ukraine along with Russia sent Russian spetspryznachentsiv Alexander Alexandrov and Evgeny Erofeev. All three were pardoned in return presidents of the two countries.

Savchenko - military pilot, she was fighting in Donbas. In June 2014 it seized the militants so-called "FSC", then it forcibly moved to Russia, where the March 22 court illegally sentenced her to 22 years in prison for the death of two Russian journalists in the zone of fighting in eastern Ukraine, as well as a fine for " illegal border crossing "of.

Savchenko has repeatedly declared a hunger strike, including dry (without water), protesting against the illegal detention of its jailed in Russia.   In Ukrainian/український
Savchenko until recently did not know, carry it on etapuvannya whether the exchange

Girlfriend liberated Ukrainian Deputy Hope Savchenko Irina Yuzyk told how Hope was the first night in freedom and its future plans.

Relevant photos she posted on Facebook.

"Such a girl sitting into the night. The current night not to sleep ... I embrace her often and more silent. Nadia says a lot, says a 5:00 sitting in a paddy in the "glass", as the latter did not know where she was being taken - whether on stage or on the exchange, "- writes Yuzyk.

Translation of below comments:
People often ask me if i have a photo with Nadia to... We once did, I got home, she specifically brought lʹotnu furazhku and said "for photos". Then this card remember * * I accidentally erase that, I have only been twice in life, once it was a photo shoot with Nadia and her furazhkoyu. Well, now I have a photo with Nadia. Such pretty ladies yourself to ripe night. Nynishnya night not to sleep... I often do it with love and do anything about it anymore. Nadia many talks, tells how 5 hours sat in avtozaku "Stakani" (so klitochka in avtozaku), As the last didn't know where her fresh meat - or on stage, or on the exchange, and immediately talks about what the job is and how we need to do, how to change the country, as the rest drag high cup. Just breaks the mode. For Lviv mentions too and not one) well, bye-bye, dear mozhnovladtsi)

She said Savchenko already planning future work, "changing the country, pulling out the rest of the hostages of the Kremlin."

"Just give anxious mood. For Lions also mentions more than once) Well, get ready, dear powers "- said Yuzyk.

Mama Hope Savchenko - Maria Ivanovna after meeting the daughter stated that her daughter had not seen since 24 December. She said she does not know about plans for Hope, including on rehabilitation. She was waiting for her at home with soup.

As you know, May 25, Nadia Savchenko took the presidential plane from Russia, Ukraine along with Russia sent Russian spetspryznachentsiv Alexander Alexandrov and Eugene Yerofeyeva. All three were pardoned in return presidents of the two countries.

Savchenko held in Russian captivity 708 days.  In Ukrainian/український
on Wed May 25, 2016 1:06 pmAdmin
Nadiia Savchenko came out to journalists at Boryspil airport.

As reported by Censor.NET citing 112 Ukraine, Savchenko's appearance was quite unexpected. Most journalists were putting questions to Iryna Herashchenko at that moment. Savchenko's speech was very emotional.

Savchenko thanked all her supporters as well as enemies and indifferent people.

"I want to thank all those who supported me! I've survived because of you. I want to thank my enemies! I've survived in spite of you. I want to thank the indifferent ones for not interfering!" she said.  In Ukrainian/український
Ukrainian pilot Nadiia Savchenko has met with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in Presidential Administration following her arrival in Ukraine.

As reported by Censor.NET citing 112 Ukraine TV channel, the president presented a reward to Savchenko - she was granted the title of Hero of Ukraine and awarded with the Gold Star Medal during the formal ceremony. The meeting was also attended by Savchenko's mother and sister as well as Nadiia's fellows-in-arms.   In Ukrainian/український
Nadiia Savchenko’s release and return to Ukraine was the result of agreement reached by the leaders of Ukraine, France, Germany, and Russia during the telephone conversation on May 23.

The Elysee Palace announced on Wednesday, Censor.NET informs citing Interfax-Ukraine.

"President of the Republic welcomes today's exchange of prisoners carried out as part of commitments reached during a Normandy Four telephone negotiation on May 23. The negotiation, in particular, helped return Ukrainian pilot Nadiia Savchenko back to Ukraine,' Hollande's administration reports.

"This is a significant step for the implementation of the Minsk agreements, which should take place as soon as possible," the statement reads.   In Ukrainian/український
The Ukrainian President's plane has landed in Russia's Rostov city to take home Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who was illegally convicted and jailed in Russia. She is expected to be swapped for two Russian special forces servicemen, captured and convicted in Ukraine. This is reported by the Ukrainian news outlet UNIAN with a reference to their source in Russia.

"The plane has arrived in Rostov tonight. Savchenko should be swapped (for Russian soldiers) today, on May 25", UNIAN quotes a source as saying.

The Kremlin did not have information regarding Savchenko-Russian-soldiers exchange............
on Wed May 25, 2016 6:02 amAdmin
Novikov promises two hours to report important information

Lawyer illegally convicted in Hope Savchenko Ukrainian Ilya Novikov is now located in Rostov-on-Don and promises to report important news for two hours.
"Now I myself am in Rostov-on-Don. And for two hours I will important news about Nadia Savchenko, "- he told" Interfax ".
He added that goes to the airport of Rostov-on-Don. "Now I can not comment on anything officially. As soon as I can convey information to journalists, I will. But now I drove to the airport, "- said Novikov.

Earlier on Wednesday, informed sources told "Interfax" that the plane of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the coming hours will land at the airport of Rostov-on-Don , where he expects sentenced in Hope Savchenko. It was reported that on board are HRUshnyky Yerofeyev Eugene and Alexander Alexandrov.
Recall that today President Poroshenko was filed petitions for clemency HRUshnykiv Evgeny Erofeev and Alexander Alexandrov. Media reported that Poroshenko signed a pardon .

Lawyers Savchenko not informed that in the coming hours may occur exchange for Russian HRUshnykiv.   In Ukrainian/український
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s airplane has landed in Russia’s Rostov-on-Don to pick up the Ukrainian female pilot Nadia Savchenko, who has been illegally convicted in Russia, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia citing an informed source as saying.

"The plane arrived in Rostov overnight. Savchenko’s transfer is to be held today," the source said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, after Savchenko was sentencing March 22, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that Ukraine was ready to transfer to Russia GRU officers Alexandrov and Yerofeyev, in exchange for the release of the Ukrainian female pilot and MP Nadia Savcnehko...........
on Wed May 25, 2016 5:45 amAdmin
Official confirmation yet

Vera Savchenko, sister illegally convicted in Ukrainian Nadiya Savchenko has no official information about the possible exchange. She said the channel "112 Ukraine".

"These things happen, it is desirable not very loud, if they want to they occurred. But I, like everyone else, monitors and lawyers see HRUshnykiv statements, including Oksana Sokolovsky, who cited the "" - said Vera.
"Official confirmation can only be when it is completed. If, for example, are the troops and say they are here now will perform tasks, they will not do it. I do not know, we follow the statements, "- she said. Earlier on Wednesday, informed sources told" Interfax "that the plane of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the coming hours will land at the airport of Rostov-on-Don , where he expects sentenced in Hope Savchenko. It was reported that on board are HRUshnyky Yerofeyev Eugene and Alexander Alexandrov. Recall that today President Poroshenko was filed petitions for clemency HRUshnykiv Evgeny Erofeev and Alexander Alexandrov. Media reported that Poroshenko signed a pardon .

Lawyers Savchenko not informed that in the coming hours may occur exchange for Russian HRUshnykiv.   In Ukrainian/український
Media reported that the plane of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the coming hours will land at the airport of Rostov

Lawyers illegally convicted in Ukrainian Nadiya Savchenko not informed that in the coming hours may occur HRUshnykiv exchange for Russian.

"I know nothing about it. My colleague Mark Feigin well. I think you better turn to the official representatives of the state ", - said the" Interfax "on Wednesday lawyer Savchenko Nikolai Polozov.

Earlier on Wednesday, informed sources told" Interfax "that the plane of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the coming hours will land at the airport of Rostov-on-Don , where it expects sentenced in Hope Savchenko. It was reported that on board are HRUshnyky Yerofeyev Eugene and Alexander Alexandrov.

Recall that today President Poroshenko was filed petitions for clemency HRUshnykiv Erofeeva Eugene and Alexander Alexandrov.   In Ukrainian/український
Hrycak begin the technical implementation of all necessary legal conditions on the exchange

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, commenting on the possibility of exchanging Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko said that the head of the SBU Basil Hrycak instructed on the technical execution of all necessary legal conditions for this process, the press service of the President.

Poroshenko said that he is ready to use any of its constitutional powers to return home hope.

"Therefore, if an appeal will go - I will use it immediately", - he added.

The President also noted that during today's talks much of his attention was devoted to the liberation of Hope Savchenko.

"However, I would like to avoid the politicization of the process, when some politicians or government officials want to heat on this hand. There will be no politics involved, but our foreign partners, "- he said.

Recall, the Russian court March 22, 2016 Hope Savchenko sentenced to 22 years colony. Lawyer Mark Feigin Ukrainian reported that on April 27 Savchenko got extradition papers.

Poroshenko also said today that is ready to sign a pardon Russian Alexandrov HRUshnykam Erofeev and if it will return to Ukraine Hope Savchenko.   In Ukrainian/український
on Sun May 22, 2016 3:57 pmAdmin
By the end of May expected positive news regarding illegally sentenced to Russia Ukrainian Nadiya Savchenko, George Soloshenko and Gennadiy Afanasyev.

This was the first deputy parliament speaker, the representative of Ukraine in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group Irina Gerashchenko told the TV channel "112 Ukraine" .

"Our humanitarian subgroup spends a lot of work for the release of the hostages. We look forward to the end of the month positive news about the fate of solving Hope Savchenko and political prisoners held in Russia - Yuri Afanasiev and Gennady Soloshenko. I want to note that President personal control issues holding hostage release ... If we talk about the liberation of hostages detained in the occupied Donbas, where today 112 Ukrainian - military and civilian, and while the process of their release blocked militants demanding adopt amnesty "- she said.

March 22 so-called Court of Savchenko sentenced to 22 years in prison for the alleged murder of Russian journalists who were illegally in the east of Ukraine for information support of Russian fighters. The court also ruled require the pilot to pay a fine of 30 thousand rubles for "illegal border crossing".

Poroshenko said that Ukraine is ready to transmit RF detained in the Donbass Russian commandos Alexander Alexandrov Evgeny Erofeev and in exchange for Savchenko.

Later, Ukraine's President even said that Vladimir Putin agreed with terms of release. In Russian/русский
Good news about the fate of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia (Nadiia Savchenko, Yurii Soloshenko, and Hennadii Afanasiev) may appear before the end of May.

Verkhovna Rada First Deputy Speaker Iryna Herashchenko said on 112 TV Channel, Censor.NET reports.

"Our humanitarian subgroup (at Minsk talks - ed.) is doing a very important job to free the prisoners. We look forward to positive news on the fate of Nadiia Savchenko by the end of month, as well as on the fate of other political prisoners held in the Russian Federation - Yurii Soloshenko and Hennadii Afanasiev. I would like to note that the president keeps the issue of their release on personal control," she said.

"As of the liberation of hostages who are held in the occupied Donbas we're speaking about 112 Ukrainians, both military and civilian. So far the process of their release is blocked as the militants demand amnesty," she added.   In Ukrainian/український
The representative of Ukraine to the Dmitri Kuleba told the Council of Europe, can be lifted sanctions against Russia after being illegally detained Ukrainian aviator Hope Savchenko will be transferred to Ukraine.

According to him, the lifting of sanctions against Russia after the transfer of Ukraine, Verkhovna Rada deputy of Hope Savchenko does not relate to each other.

"Liberation Savchenko to happen, because it's going to happen - it's a fact. I do not think that Russia is now very close to a weakening or lifting of sanctions, although it is making significant efforts to achieve this ", - he said Kuleba channel" 5 live. "

Answering a question on whether the possible release Savchenko sufficient reason for lifting the sanctions with Russia, he said, it is absolutely not. In Russian/русский
Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) has started collecting documents necessary to further address the issue of extradition to Ukraine Hope Savchenko servicewoman convicted in Russia. On Wednesday, May 4, TASS reported the press service of the department.

This is done "on the request of the Ministry of Justice on the treatment of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine" and given "Savchenko desire condemned to serve a further term of imprisonment in the State of nationality", says the FSIN.

Russian Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) said it agreed to refer to the court for the issuance of documents Kiev Ukraine Hope Savchenko citizen only if the Ukrainian side assures the execution of the sentence.

"In the case of the Ministry of Justice in respect of condemned in its entirety Ukraine guarantees fulfillment of the Russian court verdict representation FSIN Russia will be sent to the Russian court on the basis of Articles 396 and 469 of the Criminal Procedure Code of the Russian Federation to make a decision on the transfer of convicted Savchenko in Ukraine", - added in the FSIN.

Hope Savchenko was convicted on March 22 by a Russian court. She was sentenced to 22 years in prison. Ukrainka was found guilty of the murder of Russian journalist Igor Korneliuk and Anton Voloshin and the attempted murder of their colleagues. Currently Savchenko contained in Novocherkassk prison. In Russian/русский
US does not have a clear deadline with respect to the holding of elections in the Donbass, but they insist on full compliance with international standards. This was during a briefing in Washington, Deputy Speaker of the US State Department Mark Toner, reports "Ukrinform" .

"I can not give the exact timing of the elections. Our main concern, to conform to international standards and the Constitution of Ukraine. If these conditions will be achieved in July - we only greet it. However, it is important to fulfill two fundamental conditions ", - said Toner. In Russian/русский
Vera Savchenko is in the consulate, its fate is now being decided at the highest diplomatic level. This was the TV channel «» the lawyer said Ilya Novikov.

"She was told that she was in the federal wanted list because of the judge's insults. Since she was in a car with diplomatic plates, guards could not keep her. Frankly, the consuls actually it recaptured the border guards, "- said Novikov.

The lawyer believes that her sister Vera Savchenko Ukrainian pilots' today or in the coming days "will be able to leave the territory of Russia. In Russian/русский
on Wed Apr 27, 2016 6:17 pmAdmin
The chief officer of Russia's Novocherkassk detention center has given Nadiya Savchenko a package of documents needed for her extradition to Ukraine. Vira Savchenko, the sister of the imprisoned Ukrainian pilot, reported about it speaking to the Ukrainian TSN news outlet after having met with Nadiya.

"Now she is filling in the papers, such as application form, biographical data, etc. Kalganov, the prison director, told her it is necessary for the extradition. Let's hope it is true," said Vira Savchenko.

However, Ukrainian prisoner is afraid that these documents may be used for her transfer to the colony. Nadiya Savchenko says she has already been deceived, when she filled in the papers at the beginning of the process..............

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Lawyer Mark Feigin submits a complaint to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the case of Hope Savchenko. About this he wrote on his page on the social network Twitter. According to Feigin, it will assist British colleague Ben Emerson.

The verdict against Savchenko came into force on April 5th. She was sentenced to 22 th years in prison for the murder of Russian journalists. The exact date of the complaint did not specify Feigin. In Russian/русский
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expects Ukrainian aviator Hope Savchenko be able to return to Ukraine for a few weeks. He stated this in an interview to Ukrainian TV channels.

"Now I have a firm hope that the presidential plane with my representatives for several weeks Hope will return to Ukraine. I think for me personally and for many Ukrainians it will be a big celebration, "- he said.

Poroshenko urged politicians not to make statements on the case Savchenko.

"Oobraschayus to politicians in any case is not to interfere with this process and do not comment on it. After a few times it was before, when it was reckless comments of politicians harmed business and moved the resolution of this issue ", - said the president. In Russian/русский
Moscow and Kyiv have agreed to swap Ukrainian pilot, MP and member of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE Nadia Savchenko for two Russian GRU officers, Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev, convicted in Ukraine. They will be transferred to serve their sentence at home until the end of May, Russian news agency RBC reported.

According to a federal official and a source close to the leadership of the Federation Council, Moscow will transfer Savchenko to Ukraine to serve her sentence, and Kyiv will return two Russian nationals, convicted in Ukraine.

It is noted that these processes will be synchronized, but will take place only after the verdict of Alexandrov and Yerofeyev enters into force, i.e. not earlier than mid-May.............

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The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopted a resolution and recommendations of the discussion of the report on the humanitarian problems of people during the military conflict in Ukraine.

In particular, questions were raised during the discussion of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia and its annexed Crimea.

In a resolution adopted by 65 votes, there is also a demand to the Russian authorities to immediately release the citizen of Ukraine, a delegate to the PACE Hope Savchenko.

The document also refers to the strengthening of sanctions against Russia. The adopted amendment to the resolution proposed to the member states of the Council of Europe to impose additional sanctions.

"In particular, the travel ban and the freezing of accounts in respect of the persons involved in the abduction, unlawful detention, unfair trial of Hope Savchenko. Similar measures should be considered in relation to other Ukrainian prisoners detained by the Russian authorities on trumped-up charges, "- the document says. In Russian/русский
Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko, which a Russian court sentenced him to 22 years in prison, in the prison visited by the consul of Ukraine. This was announced by Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin.

"... The consul came from Savchenko. She suspended a hunger strike at the request @poroshenko Hope holds, and we do everything in our power, "- wrote Klimkin.

On March 22, the Russian court convicted Savchenko, awarding her '22 'imprisonment and a fine of 30 thousand rubles.

At midnight on April 5 the sentence came into force.

April 6 Savchenko start a hunger strike. In Russian/русский
Russian Ministry of Justice has received a request for the documents required for the transfer to the National Deputy of Ukraine Hope Savchenko, convicted in Russia. This was reported in the Ministry, conveys "TASS" .

Request the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on the eve of the provision of documents entered by facsimile.

At the same time the Ministry said that the Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons of 1983 does not regulate the terms of consideration of requests.

"Terms of consideration of requests of the competent authorities of States Parties to the Convention are not governed according to international treaty", - said the Russian Ministry of Justice. In Russian/русский
Activist of "European Belarus" Yulia Stepanova April 18 announced a hunger strike in solidarity with the Ukrainian aviatrix.

Despite the fact that, after much persuasion, the family and personally Peter Poroshenko Savchenko agreed to stop the hunger strike, the Belarusian activist plans to starve until 1 May. His plans Stepanova ready to change only in the event that Hope Savchenko released.

According to his Facebook Yulia Stepanova now can not attend the rally in support Savchenko at the building of the Russian Embassy in Minsk, as a young child brings. Therefore I intend to express its support in another way. From water Stepanova will not give up, as she says, "do not pull a hunger strike."

I am very worried about Hope Savchenko. The account goes on days and hours. I have no way to come to the picket lines in support of the Embassy of the Russian Federation. But to support the person it is my duty. This woman makes me delight. In solidarity with Nadezhda Savchenko - I declare a hunger strike. Nor any requirements not setting I) Just want to support. Now comes the Lent - until the end of the post I completely refused food. I will drink tea, coffee, juices, waters. A dry hunger strike will not pull - I really look at things. I beg you not to judge and not to persuade. The more - the hunger strike experience I have (when Akrestsin sat) Nadia! We are тобой! ‪
#freesavchenko‬ ‪#надяживи‬ ‪#жывебеларусь‬ ‪#славаукраине In Russian/русский
In accordance with international conventions Russia has a month to give an answer to the request for the extradition of Ukrainian People's Deputy of Hope Savchenko. This was stated by her lawyer Nikolay Polozov broadcast «» .

Russia also may request an additional month to respond.

"The question is when? It is the most urgent, and not just him no answer. By convention, the requested State has one month to respond, plus another month it may further request. But based on political decisions, of course, these terms can be accelerated. The only question is whether the Kremlin agrees to fulfill part of its obligations ", - said Polozov.

He also added that there is no progress in the admission of both Ukrainian and German doctors to Savchenko. In Russian/русский
People's deputy of Ukraine Hope Savchenko, which suspended the hunger strike on Tuesday, asked to bring her a 100-200 envelopes, to respond to everyone who supports it. This was told "Ukrinform" lawyer Nikolai Polozov

"I know that today Hope Savchenko Ukrainian consuls asked to bring one-two hundred envelopes. She says she had to write a lot of letters to their destinations, "- said runners.

As explained by the lawyer, while Hope was holding a hunger strike and severely weakened, it could not reply to the letters of people who support it and write in prison. Once Savchenko little stronger, he sits down at the letter to respond to all these people. In Russian/русский
Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s pro-western president, hinted strongly on Tuesday that he had reached an agreement by telephone with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to secure the release of a Ukrainian pilot sentenced to 22 years in a Russian jail.

Nadia Savchenko was detained in June 2014 by Russian-backed separatists in the breakaway region of eastern Ukraine. Her lawyers said her health had deteriorated sharply since she went on hunger strike following the end of her trial last month.

Addressing journalists on Tuesday, Mr Poroshenko said the phone call with Mr Putin had been the Ukrainian president’s idea. “Judging by the preparation work I think we have agreed on a certain algorithm that would allow Nadia’s release,” he said.

The president added that he had instructed Ukraine’s foreign ministry to “prepare the mechanisms to return Nadia Savchenko home as soon as possible”.................

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko called illegally convicted in Russia Nadezhda Savchenko and persuaded her to stop the hunger strike. He said this on his page to Facebook.

"I Called Hope Savchenko. Personally I handed her words of encouragement and enthusiasm: Hope has become a symbol of Ukraine ", - wrote Poroshenko.

He said Savchenko details of his conversation yesterday with Russian President Vladimir Putin. "We are doing and will continue to do for the release of Hope" - said Poroshenko.

"Together with his mother, Maria Ivanovna and her sister Vera she turned to Nadia to stop the hunger strike. Thank you, that has agreed to, "- wrote the president. In Russian/русский
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has agreed an algorithm for release of Ukrainian MP Nadiia Savchenko, sentenced to 22 years in prison in Russia, with President Putin. Президент Украины Петр Порошенко согласовал с президентом России Владимиром Путиным алгоритм освобождения народного депутата Украины Надежды Савченко,
As reported by Censor.NET citing 112 Ukraine, Poroshenko announced this during a joint briefing with Danish Prime Minister Lars Rasmussen.

"As Ukraine's president, I am especially concerned about releasing Ukrainians from the Russian detention; and my Danish counterpart can confirm that this matter is of priority for Ukraine during all international meetings. I have repeatedly said I'm ready to set the wheels in motion so as to return Nadiia Savchenko and other Ukrainian citizens back to Motherland. I underline that when it comes to human life, one needs to put aside all sorts of politics and ensure the return as soon as possible," the president said.

"That's why I started this dialogue with Putin. I guess we managed to agree on a certain procedure of releasing Nadiia", Poroshenko said.  In Ukrainian/український
Nadia Savchenko's lawyer Ilya Novikov says his client has been put on a drip after her sister, Vira Savchenko, managed to persuade her into having intravenous infusions, but Nadia's condition is critical, she's completely exhausted.

"If Nadia's sister, Vira, had not persuaded her yesterday into agreeing to the infusions, her condition would be extremely critical. She is completely exhausted," Novikov told a TV channel.

Vira Savchenko confirmed in the air on Ukraine's 112 channel that Nadia was having intravenous infusion drips. "But the veins are so fragile that they break," she said.

Novikov says on Monday there will be a better understanding of prospects for Nadia's exchange for two Russian officers, Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeniy Yerofeyev, who are on trial in Ukraine.......................

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Nadia Savchenko's lawyer Mark Feygin does not believe in fast swap of his client.

"It is not necessary to wait for a quick solution on the exchange of Nadia Savchenko for Russian GRU officers Yerofeyev and Alexandrov, within a couple of days or so," he wrote on Twitter.

According to Feygin, "after sentencing Yerofeyev and Alexandrov in Kyiv court, they will have to wait until the decision comes into force," and "we can hardly wait for a unilateral release of Savchenko by Putin before the transfer of Yerofeyev and Alexandrov to Russia.".................

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After more than five hours of standby counsel Nicholas Hope Savchenko Polozova missed in prison, and her sister Hope and Faith are not allowed. This defender said on his page to Facebook.

Counsel states that "all day Hope pumped intravenous infusions." "She showed the hand - all pricked, live veins not. Doctors even looking veins on the legs. Health status is bad. Of course, drip effect on the test results, the blood became less viscous, but it is a palliative. Water shortages in the body on the ninth day of dry hunger strike destroys the hopes of the internal organs. Overall condition affects her mood. The emotional background is very negative, "- said runners.

He also said that after several days of pressure and demands of the Federal Penitentiary Service today gave consuls the test results, which were taken from the Hope on Monday and today. They give doctors in Ukraine for an expert opinion.

"Hope is very awaited meeting today with his sister Vera, after which going to make difficult decisions. I'm afraid that the refusal to allow the facility director Vera serve as a catalyst for the adoption of Hope these decisions ", - said the lawyer. In Russian/русский
The lawyer held in the Russian Ukrainians Hope Savchenko Mark Feigin called unsubstantiated talk of its imminent release. About this he wrote on his page on the social network Twitter.

"All talk about the imminent resolution of the situation with the release Savchenko are, to say the least, unfounded as something happens, I'll let you know.", - The lawyer wrote on Twitter.

Feigin said that legally the freedom Savchenko can be framed or pardon, or by request to the 1983 Convention on the return of the convicted to serve their sentences in the country of citizenship, and calls for her release are "information surge".

Earlier, another lawyer Savchenko Ilya Novikov said that her escorting does not happen in the next few days about the fate Savchenko can do "good news." Ukrainian defender said that "fundamental news" waiting for the next week. In Russian/русский
on Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:36 pmAdmin
The US defense department announced its intention to buy from Russia 18 rocket engine RD-180. This writes with reference to Reuters.

It is noted that after the illegal annexation of Crimea, Congress banned the use of Russian engines for military purposes until 2019. However, the United States intends to purchase them before the time, until their will.

"We do not see the possibility to receive similar engines earlier than six years", - said the deputy head of the Pentagon, adding that it is about the purchase of 18 such engines. In Russian/русский
on Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:12 pmAdmin
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has stated that the state of Hope Savchenko in the Russian prison has deteriorated sharply. This is stated in the press-service.

"The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses its deep concern about the critical deterioration of the health of illegally detained Russian citizen of Ukraine Hope Savchenko, which continues the fourth day hunger strike in protest at his abduction from the territory of Ukraine and Russia's illegal conviction totalitarian regime", - says the message of diplomats.

Foreign Ministry stressed that Russia will not allow for any Savchenko Ukrainian doctors or consular officers persons. The Foreign Ministry believes that in this way Russia is trying to hide the real state of health Savchenko, to mislead the international community and poses a direct threat to her life. In Russian/русский
In the center of the Russian capital Moscow near the monument to Yury Dolgoruky, police detained three participants of pickets in support of the convicted in Russia Ukrainian citizen Hope Savchenko. According to one activist Mark Halperin, the detention took place when protesters, who succeeded each other at the monument, were about to leave.

Later, the site "ATS-Info" reported that Halperin, Artem Zvyagin Michael Kadanera and released from office. Minutes of the security forces are not made, but each had a "prophylactic conversation".

On Saturday during pickets in support Savchenko was detained near the building of the presidential administration in Moscow. In the "China Town" section was taken Lyudmila Lyubomudrova Love Nowosielski. Subsequently, they were released from the police, a report on violation of the order of public events. In Russian/русский
The talks between Kyiv and Moscow are moving in the right direction. Savchenko will not be transported in the coming days.

Lawyer Ilya Novikov is expecting good news about the fate of his client, Ukrainian pilot Nadiia Savchenko, who was sentenced to 22 years in prison in the Russian Federation. He said live on Chorne Dzerkalo (Black Mirror) TV show on Inter TV channel, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax Ukraine.

"I have a piece of information which I cannot disclose. But it comes down to the fact that good news may come in one of the next few days. We hope it will be sooner rather than later," Novikov said.

According to Novikov's information, Savchenko will not be transported in the coming days. "Negotiations between Moscow and Kyiv are still underway. I have to be careful, but I can say that they are likely to move in the right direction, albeit more slowly than we would like. Next week we are waiting for some fundamental news. I think that everyone understands, Russia in particular, that an attempt to convoy Nadiia in the current situation and her present condition would mean an attempt to disrupt such negotiations. I think nobody wants it," Novikov said.

Novikov reminded that Savchenko went on a hunger strike three days ago. She already shows signs of dehydration. "Her skin is too dry, while her mucous membranes, gums, and tongue are starting to turn white," the lawyer said.

Novikov added that "the head of the colony warned her that she will be force-fed soon." According to Novikov, his client intends to prevent force-feeding. "She has her own plans. She said, she could prevent it," he said.   In Ukrainian/український
Ukrainian pilot Nadiia Savchenko, who is kept in the Novocherkassk remand prison in the Rostov region of the Russian Federation, continues her dry hunger strike.

Nadiia's sister Vira Savchenko wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"I repeat once again for the unbelievers: Nadiia has been on a dry hunger strike for four days! It is the fourth day today... Before the sentence she had been on a dry hunger strike for six days and she made it. In order to give the deceitful dogs, who watch her with surveillance video cameras, no chances to distort the truth in the Russian media, she does not use the shower (which she was allowed to once a week regularly and twice a week during her hunger strike!) and does not come close to the sink. Otherwise they would write that she was secretly drinking water in the shower and laugh... Nine days on a dry hunger strike... No, Nadiia must live. You underpoliticians!!????? Finish with your negotiations!!!!!," Vira Savchenko wrote.   In Ukrainian/український
Mark Feygin, the lawyer of Ukrainian pilot Nadiia Savchenko illegally tried in Russia and held hostage by the Kremlin, has been unable to visit her in the remand prison for two hours.

He wrote on Twitter, Censor.NET reports.

"Ukrainian consuls were denied access to Nadiia yesterday, and now I have been waiting for permission to enter the prison for two hours. That's what Savchenko's confinement looks like!" he wrote.   In Ukrainian/український
The Russian Federation is ready to exchange Ukrainian serviceman and a people's deputy Hope Savchenko, if Ukraine acknowledges the validity of the sentence handed down to her by a Russian court.

This was reported by Mary Mother of Hope Savchenko.

"They (the Ukrainian side) want to do an exchange. But Russia puts two conditions: to recognize the validity of the verdict of the Russian court and exchange for other (Russian prisoners in Ukraine), "- skazalaona in an interview with" AR ".

"Recognize that it is a killer and killed? Why it is a black spot, if it did not kill. And they fabricated 39 volumes written all lies ", - she added.

However, the mother Hope Savchenko noted that the leadership of Ukraine is making every effort to return to her home.

"The president is trying to help, especially now he persuades Nadia delay hunger strike at least for a day. When I was at it, he said that the 24 hours thinking about Nadia and decide on how to get her back, "- said Ukrainian mother. In Russian/русский

She's too proud and won't admit to it, as it was all fabrication to begin with.
on Wed Apr 06, 2016 9:09 pmAdmin
Wrongfully convicted in Russia Ukrainian aviator Hope Savchenko can go home in a few weeks.

This was announced by her lawyer, Ilya Novikov in the comments of Radio Liberty.

According to him, talks on her return to Ukraine are carried out, but the legal possibility of escorting Savchenko to the place of imprisonment.

"It can take at any time. I hope that the Russian authorities understand that such an event would be seen by all, without exception, not only by the Ukrainian side, but also Americans and Europeans as a failure of previous agreements. I hope that they will not agree to such a move because escorting means that at least 2 weeks, and perhaps longer, we just lose any information on her whereabouts, "- said Novikov.

According to him, now Savchenko visiting the Russian prison doctors, but "there is no certainty that they will take care of her health."

Hope Savchenko April 6 announced a hunger strike demanding the release.

April 5th sentence of the Russian court in the case of Hope Savchenko came into force. She was sentenced to 22 years in prison on 22 March alleging, inter alia, in the murder of Russian journalists in the Donbas. In Russian/русский
Protecting Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko, condemned to 22 years in a Russian court, believes that the Strasbourg Court will cease production at its complaints in connection with the refusal to appeal the verdict, but relies on the position of the working group at the United Nations. This was stated by Ukrainian lawyer Mark Feigin in comments to "Interfax-Ukraine" .

"Of course, if you do not file a complaint against the verdict, the complaint for the arrest of one will not be considered. In exceptional cases where it is impossible to appeal against the verdict in the other national courts, the ECHR may take into consideration such a complaint, but this is one case out of a hundred ", - said Feigin.

The defender believes that the Strasbourg Court dismissed the complaints protection Savchenko, because the situation with the proceedings in the Russian Federation does not recognize them extremely unfavorable.

"As I urged her no, she flatly refused to appeal, it lasted nearly four months. First, she did not want to sit, and delaying the timing - is delaying her return home, as the appeal to be held a month or two at least. Secondly, for the first seven months of the trial, she has seen enough of the Russian justice. Why would she be optimistic, "- he said.

Meanwhile, the lawyer said that earlier they had filed a petition in the working group on arbitrary detention at the UN authorized.

"We look forward to address the issue in April. In my opinion, it may be decided in our favor, that is, on the illegality of the detention Savchenko. Another question: what, Russia immediately release it ", - said the lawyer. In Russian/русский
The leaders of several countries have reached an agreement that Batkivshchyna MP Nadiia Savchenko, sentenced in Russia to 22 years in prison, will soon return to Ukraine.

Batkivshchyna leader Yuliia Tymoshenko stated, Censor.NET reports referring to party press service.

"I have information that an agreement has been reached at the level of the U.S. president and the German chancellor, according to which, after the verdict comes into force, Nadiia will be either exchanged and returned to Ukraine or sent, as they say, to serve the sentence in the homeland," she said.

Tymoshenko also noted that due to the Savchenko's status of deputy of the Ukrainian Parliament and member of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE, "the issue of her release was raised at world's highest political level." "The struggle for Nadiia's liberation was joined by the leaders of international organizations, heads of major strongest world states, who closely watch the situation around the fate of Nadiia Savchenko," Tymoshenko remarked.

"Today, Nadiia is a symbol and an example of fighting for Ukraine," the politician added. In Russian/русский
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