The Ukrainian foreign Ministry: Sister Savchenko detained in Russia

МИД Украины: Сестра Савченко задержана в России

Sister Savchenko detained in Russia

Savchenko is in a diplomatic car along with the Ukrainian Consul, and the car is locked.

Vera Savchenko, sister of the people’s Deputy of Ukraine, pilots Hope Savchenko, detained in Russia and is in police custody, reported the press service of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

“Faith Savchenko detained in Russia. Our Consul with her at the police station fighting for her release. Embassy in Moscow is also working on this”, – said the Ukrainian foreign Ministry on Wednesday evening.

As reported on his page in the social network, the lawyer Savchenko Ilya Novikov: “Yesterday at the entrance (in Russia – ed.) everything was running smoothly, today on the road it was discovered that she was wanted under article 297 of the criminal code for a long-standing like insult of a judge in Chechnya.”

Later, the press service of the Ukrainian foreign Ministry reported that Savchenko is in a diplomatic car along with the Ukrainian Consul, and the car is locked.

“Passport of Faith from the Russians. She is in a diplomatic car along with the Consul. The car was blocked. I hope the Russian authorities will not pass the border”, – stated in the message.

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has instructed the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine to make every effort to return to Ukraine detained on departure from Russia Vera Savchenko, sister of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko.

“Instructed the foreign Ministry to do everything to return the Faith Savchenko to Ukraine. The Consul General of Ukraine in Rostov on the way to the place of detention of a Faith Savchenko,” – said in the report, released Thursday night on Twitter press service of the President.

Previously, Vera Savchenko said that Hope Savchenko received to fill the documents required for extradition to Ukraine.

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