Protection of the citizen of Ukraine Hopes Savchenko, accused of belonging to the death of Russian correspondents in the Donbass, said that during the interrogation of the victims in the case had committed intellectual fraud.
"Having examined the testimonies of the 4 victims - citizens of Ukraine, citizens of Luhansk region, came under fire, we see that there was a so-called intellectual forgery: testimony of victims is largely the same, uses the same phrase," said the defendant's lawyer Ilya Novikov.
according to the examination results protection, the level of "plagiarism" in the testimony of victims is 70%." again, not only collocations, but also spelling and punctuation errors, " said the lawyer.
Novikov also said that one of the victims Gennady Talalaev said in court that the investigator had recorded the temperature by hand, and in a criminal case contained documents with his testimony printed on a printer. Talalaev testified via video link from the court of St. Petersburg. Since the communication was interrupted, the meeting was postponed on Wednesday, and attorneys, and the court could not find out where this discrepancy.
review of the investigation, Savchenko, being the officer military power of Ukraine, on June 17, 2014 near the village Metalist Luhansk region was watching and changing the artillery fire on the area of the roadblock militias self-proclaimed LNR, where, and among them were the Russian correspondents VGTRK. In the result of attack two Russian citizens were killed.