Contents tagged with Nadiya Savchenko
Nadiya Savchenko prepares lawsuit against Ukraine to European Court of Human Rights
People’s Deputy of Ukraine Nadiya Savchenko, who is currently in custody, is preparing a lawsuit to the European Court of Human Rights against Ukraine.
Savchenko asked the former First Deputy Prosecutor General Renat Kuzmin to consult her regarding this lawsuit in an open letter to Kuzmin published on Savchenko’s Facebook page.
"Your cooperation with my lawyers will significantly increase Ukraine’s chances to defeat the arbitrariness and lawlessness of every political “elite” that comes to …
Security Service of Ukraine shows an arsenal of weapons seized from Savchenko
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) showed weapons, which, it is alleged, the deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Nadiya Savchenko and head of the prisoner liberation center “Officers Corps” Volodymyr Ruban, planned to use for terrorist attacks in Kyiv.
The SBU stated that in part, the suspects were stockpiling automatic weapons, mortars, grenade launchers and ammunition to start a coup. These weapons were received from representatives of the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. …
SBU investigates possible involvement of Russian military in providing weapons to Savchenko
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) is investigating the possibility that Russian servicemen were involved in the transfer of weapons to the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada, Nadiya Savchenko, stated the head of the Security Service, Vasyl Hrytsak, 112 Ukraine TV channel reports. He added that the Savchenko’s case will be transferred to the court within a few months. Hrytsak noted that it will be investigated within a reasonable time frame.
The alleged weapons transfer is part of the larger …
Nadiya Savchenko turns from Ukraine's hero into detainee
The decision to prosecute a Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Nadiya Savchenko, was supported by 291 deputies, 277 of the people’s representatives voted for her detention, and 268 for her arrest. Savchenko was officially read the complaint claiming offenses she committed and was accompanied to the Directorate of the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) in Kyiv. The press service of the General Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine informed that a court session will take place on March 23rd to …
Savchenko visited Ukrainian POWs in the DPR
Nadiya Savchenko, an MP in the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada, went to the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) and visited Ukrainian prisoners there. She posted a list the names of 34 prisoners contained in 12 cells on her Facebook page on Saturday, February 25. "It was possible to see our prisoners. The guys are doing well. The general conditions are like a prison. The attitude towards them, they say, is normal. They believe that they will soon be free, and do not lose hope...." …
Security Service of Ukraine cautioned Savchenko against publicly disclosing information about POWs
The Security Service of Ukraine cautioned the People’s Deputy of Ukraine, Nadiya Savchenko, against public disclosure of the list of prisoners and missing people in the Donbas due to potential harm it may cause
“Of course, we are aware of the lists. We work with these lists. I can only say that there are certain laws that restrict the release of any information related to personal data. In 2014-2015, we used to catch rogues who received classified information about our heroes, hostages who …
Nadiya Savchenko to create her own political party
The independent MP, Nadiya Savchenko, who left the Batkivshchyna (Fatherland) party, has announced the creation of her own political party. The new party is RUNA, which stands for Movement, Reforms and Revolution of Ukrainian people. Savchenko will present her party to Ukrainians at the conference entitled “The concept of systemic changes of Ukraine as a unitary decentralized Republic” on 26th of December.
Nadiya Savchenko left her old party due to scandal that started after her meeting with …
Plotnitsky would meet with Savchenko only if she created her own team in Parliament
The head of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic, Igor Plotnitsky, responded to the Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko’s proposal to meet face to face. According to him, their conversation could yield results only if Savchenko is able to create her own team in the Ukrainian Parliament.
“I appreciate the calls for peace, forgiveness and dialogue that Nadiya Savchenko has made recently. However, peace cannot be achieved by talks and negotiations alone,” Plotnitsky said. The leader of the so- …
Savchenko pays fine as part of her sentence
Nadiya Savchenko has paid a 30,000 ruble ($455) fine as part of the sentence that was issued by a Russian court in March, RBC-Ukraine reported. The payment of the fine was required for Savchenko to file the documents necessary for her extradition to Ukraine.
According to Savchenko’s mother, her daughter at first refused to pay, as the documents stated that she had illegally crossed the border from Ukraine to Russia, a charge that Savchenko denies.
The Ukrainian consulate reportedly provided …
Savchenko files paperwork to begin transfer procedure
Nadiya Savchenko has filed the documents necessary to be transferred to Ukraine, according to her sister Vera, Interfax-Ukraine reported.
"She now filled out the documents: application, biographical data, etc. In the words of the prison warden Kalgan, they are necessary for the extradition. She was told that the documents should be completed for the extradition procedure. Let us hope that this is the case,” Vera Savchenko told the TSN television network.
Last month, a Russian court found …