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Pronouncement of Nadezhda Savchenko’s sentence to start today


The sentence will be pronounced to captive Ukraine pilot Nadezhda Savchenko in Rostov-on-Don on March 21. It will take two days to announce the judgment. The Russian prosecution demands to imprison her for 23 years.


Savchenko is accused of being connected with the murder of two journalists and illegal crossing of the Russian border. Savchenko and her lawyers pled not guilty and said that the Ukrainian had been captured and transported to Russia against her will. She has been kept in Russia since the summer of 2014.

The pilot will be returned guilty and returned to Ukraine later, one of her lawyers, Marc Feigin, believes. The main negotiator will be the USA, However, the price of her release is still unknown, he stressed.