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Ukraine's Prosecutor General to withdraw Savchenko's parliamentary privilege

Yuriy Lutsenko said that if Savchenko does not come to SBU's questining, he will have to make a submission to Verkhovna Rada concerning parliamentary privilege withdrawal, criminal prosecution and arrest
17:59, 14 March 2018

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Yuriy Lutsenko, Prosecutor General of Ukraine, said that he intends to make a submission to Verkhovna Rada concerning non-affiliated people’s deputy Nadiya Savchenko, if she is absent at the questioning at SBU. Larysa Saragan, press secretary of the Chairman of Ukraine’s General Prosecutor’s Office on her Facebook page.

“Prosecutor General Lutsenko: If people’s deputy Savchenko do not come to SBU’s questioning, I will have to make a submission to Verkhovna Rada concerning parliamentary privilege withdrawal, criminal prosecution and arrest,” the message says.

Earlier, the SBU filed MP Savchenko the call for the questioning on March 12  on the case against Volodymyr Ruban, the leader of Center of POW Release. Later, her press-secretary said that Nadiya 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, Chairman of Ukrainian delegation in Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe informed that Nadiya Savchenko was absent on the session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

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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.

Related: Ruban detention: brief history

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