Mogherini urged Russia to release the Ukrainians Savchenko and Sentsov
Vladimir Dobrovolsky. The head of the EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini again urged the Russian authorities to release Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko and directed by Oleg Sentsov, saying that their detention is illegal, according to a communiqu? of Mogherini.
"I again join all who try to persuade the Russian authorities to urgently release Ms. Savchenko on humanitarian grounds. I am also calling for the release of Oleg Sentsov and all other illegal withholding of Ukrainian Citizens. This would be in Accordance with not so long ago agreed package of measures for the implementation of the Minsk agreements and the obligation to release all hostages and held parties in connection with the conflict in Ukraine ", - said the Head of the EU diplomacy.
She said that Savchenko already 82 days continues the hunger strike." After such a long period It faces a constant threat to the health or (risk) of death, " said Mogherini.
Accused of belonging in the death of Russian correspondents Ukrainian pilots is hosted in Russian jail since the summer of 2014. On Wednesday, the Basmanny Court of Moscow has recognized the legitimate refusal of the investigator to release on the meeting of the PACE Savchenko. Thus, the Court rejected the complaint of its advocates, who believe that the status of the delegate PACE gives her diplomatic immunity. First Press Secretary of the head of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov said that the life of the Ukrainian pilots is difficult to say something before the end of the investigation.
before the Moscow city court left in custody until the eleventh of April, Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov, the accused in the preparation of terrorist acts in the Crimea. The court dismissed the complaint with his lawyer, who asked the accused to elect a measure that does not involve detention.