MFA: Vira Savchenko detained in Russia

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukrainian embassy in Moscow is doing everything possible to release her
09:05, 28 April 2016

112 Agency

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine confirmed Vira Savchenko’s detention, the Ministry informed on Twitter.

“Our consul is currently in the police department, trying to ensure her release. The embassy in Moscow is also working on it”, - the Ministry stated.

Earlier Nadia Savchenko’s lawyer Ilya Novikov informed, that Vira Savchenko is not allowed to leave Russia.

“She was informed, that she is wanted at the federal level for insulting the judge. Since she was in a car with diplomatic license plates, state border guards had no right to detain her”, - Novikov informed.

Novikov is convinced, that the sister of Ukrainian pilot will be able to leave Russia “today or in the nearest couple of days”.

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