Natalia Dobrovolskaya. The European Union is again agitating to free the citizen of Ukraine Hopes Savchenko, said in a communiqu? envoy of the head of EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini.
Savchenko, who took part in the fighting in the Donbas on the side of the Ukrainian security officers from the volunteer battalion " Aidar ", is accused of belonging to the deprivation of life 2 correspondents VGTRK in the Donbass in the summer of 2014. The consequence considers that it acted as a spotter fire under fire. Also blame her for crossing the border. Since the summer of 2014 is set in a Russian jail.
last week the Moscow city court extended the arrest of Savchenko. So, judge Pavel Melekhin has satisfied the petition of the investigator, who asked to keep her under arrest at the time of familiarization With the case materials. The period of arrest, the judge has until September 30.
in the judge's ruling stated that the grounds on which Savchenko was arrested, has not disappeared: it still will have an opportunity to escape from investigation and trial if released.
"365 days in custody, most of which (held) in the Russian Federation, has severely affected her health. She many times was denied the fundamental right to fair judicial procedures, " reads the communiqu?.
"The EU strongly agitates her release. This will be in Accordance With "the Package of measures on implementation of the Minsk agreements" and the obligation to release all hostages and captured in the process of the conflict in Ukraine ", - reported in a press release.