In the administration of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko announced “important news” about the Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko. About it on air of TSN said the Deputy head of the presidential administration Konstantin Eliseev, commenting on the question of when Savchenko back to Ukraine.
“In the coming hours will be important news, because the President, as promised, continues to work hard to ensure that her [Savchenko] for a speedy return home,” said Elisha.
On March 22, the Donetsk town court of the Rostov region declared Savchenko is guilty of murder of journalists of VGTRK of Igor Kornelyuk and Anton Voloshin in the Donbas in the summer of 2014 and sentenced her to 22 years in a General regime colony. Itself Savchenko has not pleaded guilty. However, it stated that it will not appeal the verdict.
March 30, Poroshenko has put into effect sanctions against individuals, which Kiev believes are involved in criminal prosecution Savchenko. In the list of persons who received the informal name “the Savchenko list”, includes, in particular, the head of the Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin, Director of the FSB Alexander Bortnikov, Deputy Prosecutor General Victor grin, a member of the Public chamber of Moscow Pavel Karpov, whom the media called a freelance employee of the presidential administration, and Savchenko called kidnapper and the Prosecutor of the Crimea Natalia Polonskaya and the self-proclaimed leader of the Luhansk national Republic Igor Carpentry.