Ukrainian army Hope Savchenko, accused in the case of the death of Russian correspondents in the Donbass, on Tuesday morning was taken to the court of Donetsk, Rostov region.
Savchenko was taken in a police van with several cars escort. At the time of its passage, the law-enforcement officers did not allow passers-by to walk in the district court. After the column was stopped at the Parking court, Savchenko held in the house through the side entrance, reports the news Agency.
Security measures the court has seriously strengthened. Around the building on Lenin Avenue on duty additional police and buses with Riot police, the surrounding streets closed to traffic, they banned Parking. Monday then required to begin preliminary hearings on the case Savchenko, who, legitimately, will be held behind closed doors, reports RIA " Novosti ". The Prosecutor's office Will ask to extend for the period of the trial the period of detention Savchenko, emphasizes the " news Agency "." Will put the question on prolongation of arrest for a long time, " said a source familiar with the situation. Remember, Savchenko was transferred from the Moscow detention facility in Rostov region in the middle of July. Then the court had to begin preliminary hearings, But this was prevented by treatment of the defendant. But before that Savchenko appealed to the Prosecutor General of Russia with the request to postpone the consideration of her case from Donetsk, Rostov region. In her vision, the Russian authorities not able to provide her safety and the safety of the other participants in the process in a place like Donetsk, which, in its expressions, is a " transit point Pro-Russian terrorists ". August 21, Rostov regional court the petition Savchenko not supported and left the case in Donetsk. The verdict the defense and prosecution to appeal.