Ukrainian citizen Nadezhda Savchenko was aware that her actions lead to the death of civilians, the Prosecutor said in the Donetsk court of the Rostov region.
"Savchenko was aware of his actions and their consequences. While on vacation, she on his own initiative came to the military unit near the city Happiness of the Luhansk region in the "Aidar" battalion under the command of (Sergei) Melnychuk for participation in armed clashes. The defendant entered into a preliminary agreement with Melnichuk and other unidentified persons from among the soldiers for murder, and among them persons not participating in armed conflict by fire from artillery guns - howitzers D-30, " said the Prosecutor.
according to his statement, criminal acts Savchenko was committed intentionally, from an organized group of persons upon prior conspiracy." iniquity, committed in complicity publicly dangerous method, " said the Prosecutor.
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 armed forces have 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.