Donetsk city court of Rostov region appointed on fifteen September, the new preliminary hearing in the case Ukrainka Hope Savchenko, accused of belonging to the death of Russian correspondents in the Donbass, informs the press service of the court.
"The next date for preliminary hearings on criminal case concerning Savchenko appointed on fifteen September eleven. 00 ", – notified on the Internet office of the court. The press service stressed that according to part 1 of article 234 of the criminal procedure code of Russia preliminary hearing is conducted by a single judge in a closed court session with participation of the parties. July 30, the judge of the Donetsk city court of the Rostov region at the time stopped the trial in the case Savchenko, who demanded to postpone the trial in the capital of Russia. Savchenko was transferred from the Moscow detention facility in Rostov region in mid-July. Prior to that, she contacted the state office of public Prosecutor 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 ". Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko was arrested on Russian territory in early July of 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.