The Ombudsman of the Russian Federation considers possible to exchange Savchenko – an issue of political expediency

Омбудсмен РФ считает, что возможный обмен Савченко - вопрос политической целесообразности

Possible exchange illegally imprisoned in Russia Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko for Russian citizens is an issue of political expediency. This was stated by the Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova, according to “RIA Novosti”.

“I think it’s an issue of political expediency and understanding on whom it is being changed. Because we life in our country is very important,” she said.

She noted that the issue was therefore “has a right to exist”.

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As reported yesterday, April 24, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that waiting for the return of Savchenko to Ukraine in a few weeks. Poroshenko noted that he had agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin algorithm of the liberation of the pilots.

Earlier, Savchenko’s sister said that her release was broke due to a large publicity.

We will remind, on March 22, the Donetsk town court of the Rostov region Savchenko was sentenced to 22 years in a General regime colony. The sentence came into force on 5 April, and the next day, Savchenko began a hunger strike, which he kept until April 19.

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