The Moscow city court on Wednesday dismissed the complaint of protection of the Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, which the court and investigation have not wanted to recognize the immunity of PACE delegate, reports journalist Last news from the courtroom.
thus, the court satisfied the petition of the public Prosecutor Oleg Karasev, who said that reason to deal with the complaint no, because the case Savchenko already passed in court for consideration in essence.
however, lawyer Nikolai Polozov showed that the complaint was filed in may, and the court, tightening her consideration until September, will violate the rights of Savchenko. In his vision, the refusal of the court to consider the complaint would deprive it of the right to appeal to the European court of human rights.
Savchenko participated in the meeting via video link from the Rostov region. She also insisted that the court considered her complaint.
As noted by the RF IC, Savchenko was elected to the PACE after the beginning of criminal prosecution in Russia, for this reason, the immunity does not apply to it.
according to investigators, during the hostilities in the district of Lugansk in June 2014, Savchenko, knowing the coordinates of the location of the group of Russian correspondents VGTRK and other civilians, handed them over to the Ukrainian troops. In the end, artillery strikes two correspondents lost his life.
Protection Savchenko insists that those events were a regular episode of hostilities, and Ukrainian troops were not strike at the civilian population, and the militia LNR. Russian correspondents officially accredited in Ukraine, Under the assumption of protection Savchenko, was on the ground fighting illegal.