Nadiya Savchenko, the MP of Ukraine called by the SBU for the questioning on the case against Volodymyr Ruban, the leader of Center of POW Release, demands to hand her notice for questioning personally as she reported on Facebook.
‘In the case of the intention to hold the investigative activities with my involvement, I ask to hand me the call for the questioning on the witness stand in the SBU personally and then I will come for the questioning in three-day-term established by a law’, she said.
The MP noted that she did not get the official notice on the call for the questioning and ‘the mass media are not the official and reliable source of the information’.
Savchenko emphasized that she will be in the planned work trip to the European Parliament in Strasbourg where the EU parliamentarian session takes place from March 12 until March 16’.
According to her, she officially reported on this trip to the first department of the Apparatus of the Verkhovna Rada so the SBU could get the information in the parliament.
Savchenko is called for the questioning on March 13 and 15.
Earlier Yury Lutsenko, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine claimed that Savchenko was called for a questioning on March 13 on the case against Volodymyr Ruban.
Later the spokeswoman of Savchenko reported that Savchenko did not get any notice or invitation for the questioning in the SBU and will pay the official visit to the PACE. Volodymyr Ariev, the Chairman of Ukrainian delegation in the PACE noted that she was absent on the session of the assembly.
The notice for the questioning in the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) of the MP Nadiya Savchenko was passed over to the Apparatus of the Verkhovna Rada.
Ruban was detained on March 8 at the Ukrainian checkpoint at the demarcation line of Donbas Conflict zone. It is stated that Ruban is suspected in the illegal handling of arms, preparation of a crime and terrorist action. Later the Shevchenkivsky District Court of Kyiv arrested Volodymyr Ruban, the Leader of Center of POW Release 'Officer Corps' for 60 days without a right to the bail.