Nadia Savchenko intends to start hunger strike on April 6
17:55, 4 April 2016

Nadia Savchenko intends to start hunger strike on April 6

Savchenko confirmed her intentions in a letter published by her lawyers

17:55, 4 April 2016

Ukrainian pilot and MP imprisoned in Russia, Nadia Savchenko, doesn’t intend to refuse from hunger strike and will stop eating food and drinking water starting April 6. She once more confirmed her intentions in a letter, published by her lawyers.

Savchenko confirms that it is going to be a termless hunger strike and will last until she is transported back to Ukraine. She doesn’t allow Russian doctors to examine her.

Earlier, it has been reported that Savchenko refused to appeal against the verdict of the Russian court.

On March 22, Donetsk city court in Rostov region sentenced Nadia Savchenko to 22 years in prison.

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