The MPs of the European Parliament in plenary session in Strasbourg adopted a resolution on Russia to release Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko.
The discussion was held in the framework of the General debate of the decision on the violation of human rights, democratic norms and legal in the country, BelTA news Agency. Russia should immediately and without any conditions to release Savchenko. No real evidence of her guilt until now not been charged. Russia should comply with its international obligations in the field of human rights, " said European Commissioner for international cooperation and development Neven Mimicry.
"The release of Savchenko and other Ukrainian citizens, illegally detained in the Russian Federation, will help progress towards the existing settlement (in Ukraine) of the conflict," added the Commissioner of the European Commission. In the adopted decision, the European Parliament condemns the Russian Federation for " illegal abduction and detention of Nadiya Savchenko and the very nature of the judicial investigation against her. MEPs believe that the Russian Federation has no legal rights to take any action against Savchenko, and keeping her under arrest is considered as a " violation of the provisions of the Geneva Convention ". The European Parliament " strongly agitates the President of the French Republic Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Ministers of foreign Affairs of these States to raise the issue of the release of Savchenko at the next meeting of the Contact group on the implementation of the Minsk agreements in the Normandy format." Before Thursday it was announced that the Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko was transferred from the hospital back to the detention facility. On Tuesday it was announced that Nadezhda Savchenko was transferred to 20-th city hospital in the capital of Russia. On Wednesday, the doctors decided that the state of health Savchenko as udovletvoritelnaya that the head of the presidential Council on civil society development and human rights (HRC) Mikhail Fedotov said that concerned about the condition of the Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, but complaints about the rules of detention in remand centres that have not. Savchenko was arrested on Russian territory in early July of last year. According to the Russian investigators, Savchenko was a spotter fire under fire in Ukraine correspondents VGTRK Anton Voloshin and Igor Kornelyuk, who then died. She was charged with complicity in a violent deprivation of life correspondents. According to the SC, Savchenko tied to Russia, where she entered as a refugee. We emphasize that on December 25 last year, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Savchenko was elected a member of the delegation to PACE. Simultaneously Savchenko went on hunger strike, however, on March 6 it was announced that she had agreed to take a balanced diet. March 16, Savchenko decided to continue the strike.