Savchenko was asked whether she is going to support a new president or join the opposition.
“I saw that all old political forces can work only in such a way. They agreed and joined a coalition or they did not agree and joined the opposition. Without agreements. I will not be in the opposition. Because it was enough for me to read the program of the candidate, a lot of points are points declared by me two years ago, three years ago; one year was stolen by imprisonment.”
She emphasized that she stood for the civil power model, referendums at the national and local level and other things in 2016.
“So, I saw in the program of Zelensky the things, which, as I think, should be supported. He called the extension of the Constitution with such a simple point as an economic wallet, economic card of a citizen. There are also many other things, which should be settled, balanced in Ukraine to achieve the situation we are striving for, to make people feel the civil power model but not just head in the slogans,” Savchenko added.
The MP noted that she will be in the opposition in the case of the discussion issue, which needs discussion and compromise.
Nadia Savchenko expressed her opinion about Zelensky: “He has got a temper; it would be difficult for him. Of course, I will advise a lot of things; I know by myself how it takes place and how to overcome it”.
She shared her experience in the policy.
“The most important thing is not to be in a hurry, wait for some period of time, hear everyone, who was not heard before, all advisers and understand it; first of all, he should be successful as the principled leader inside the country. Only then he will be able to defend Ukraine in the geo-policy from the external influences and Ukraine should be defended from the influences from the east and west. It should be understood that solving the issue with the east, it is inappropriate to invite the advisors from the west and solving the issues with the west, it is inappropriate to invite the advisors from the east but it is necessary to know the opinion of all of them,” she noted.
Yuriy Lutsenko, Prosecutor General, claimed that he had proof that Savchenko planned an armed coup d'état, which would have led to mass civilian casualties. In particular, according to the information of the Prosecutor General's Office, she planned to shell Kyiv with a grenade launcher. Furthermore, together with earlier detained Volodymyr Ruban she is suspected of an organization of assassination of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
On April 16, 2019, Brovarsky District Court ruled to release Volodymyr Ruban and Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko.
Savchenko returned to work on April 23 as the plenary session begun at the Verkhovna Rada.