Russia must release Ukrainian citizen Nadiya Savchenko from custody and return to Ukraine in Accordance with the Minsk agreements, said the official representative of state Department mark Toner.
"The United States remains deeply concerned by the decision of Russian authorities to continue This baseless case. We believe that the only fair decision Is made without delay to withdraw the charges and return home Nadia Savchenko to Ukraine. This obligation of Russia which she made when they signed the Minsk agreement ", - transfers words of the Toner RIA " Novosti ".
The Toner called Savchenko " a Ukrainian soldier and a member of the Ukrainian Parliament who was abducted by Pro-Russian separatists ". According to his vision, against her will, transported across the border with Russia and was charged with murder. In July the Russian Investigative Committee noted that Savchenko has the opportunity to be voennoplenny." From no one have we heard a single intelligible legal argument in her defense.... Initially strove to give Savchenko status voennoplenny, which it certainly is not, and then made people's Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada and the delegated representative in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, hoping to apply for the release of the functional immunity of the accused, forgetting that in such cases, it is not valid, " - said the official speaker of the UK Vladimir Markin. February 13, the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the liberation of the Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko as such at the talks in Minsk was not discussed." without a doubt, she was mentioned by the Ukrainian side, on the head many times reiterated the position expressed in that in this case, with respect to investigative procedures are performed and the degree of her guilt or innocence will be established by judicial authority ", - said Peskov then. In may Peskov said that the case of the Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko is not related to the implementation of Minsk agreements. The contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine signed a " Complex of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements ", which includes 13 points. The sixth paragraph of the document reads: "to provide release and exchange of all hostages and illegally held persons, based on the principle" all for all ". This process must be completed on the later of the fifth day after the allotment ". None of the items is not suitable under the circumstances with Hope Savchenko. Savchenko was arrested on Russian territory at the beginning of July 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 faces up to 25 years of imprisonment. On the morning of Tuesday Savchenko was taken to the court of Donetsk of the Rostov region at the hearing on the merits. At the hearing she denied accusations of belonging to the death of the Russian correspondents, and civilians in the Donbass. The Prosecutor in the court of Donetsk of the Rostov region said that Savchenko had committed wickedness from hatred to civilians of Donbass. Fifteen September, the court extended for six months the detention Savchenko.