Nadia Savchenko won’t appeal with the court and intends to start hunger strike, - lawyer

Source : 112 Ukraine

Savchenko prohibited her lawyers to appeal with the court
21:03, 28 March 2016

Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko, unlawfully sentenced to 22 years of imprisonment by Russian court, the same as before doesn’t intend to appeal with the court, informed her lawyer Nikolai Polozov in an interview to “112 Ukraine”.

“Today we talked with Nadia for around three hours. Her health condition is stable. She drinks mineral water, which caused her health to improve”, - the lawyer said.

According to Polozob, Savchenko prohibited her lawyers to appeal with the court.

“They handed Nadia the text of the verdict on Friday. She has a possibility to appeal with the court within ten days. The verdict will come into force on April 5, but Nadia remains firm on her decision. She stated that she is not going to appeal with the court and prohibited her lawyers to do it. I informed her about the consequences of her refusal to appeal”, - Polozov added.

“We failed to talk her out of hunger strike and she intends to start hunger strike on April 6”, - the lawyer mentioned.

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