Ukrainian pilot and MP Nadia Savchenko, sentenced to 22 years of prison by the court of the Russian Federation, starts hunger strike without water today, her lawyer Mark Feygin informed on Twitter.
“Nadia Savchenko started hunger strike without water”, - Feygin wrote.
Savchenko was sentenced to 22 years of prison by Donetsk city court in Rostov region of the Russian Federation.
Her lawyers tried to convince Savchenko to appeal against the verdict, but she refused to do so.
The verdict issued to Savchenko by the court of the Russian Federation came into force yesterday on April 5.