Putin rejects West’s accusations of Russia’s aggressivenessRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 15:57
Putin comments on recent protestsRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 15:49
Scientists streamline data transmission through self-assembling wireless networkScience & Space March 30, 15:41
Putin blasts attempts to restrict Russian ambassador's contacts with US politiciansRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 15:29
Putin says Russia wants to build good relations with USRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 15:04
Putin stresses Russia’s commitment to comply with Paris climate agreementsRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 14:56
Burger King dishes out nearly $2,000 in fines for not giving customer free cherry pieSociety & Culture March 30, 14:55
Foreign Ministry slams US media smear campaign against Russian diplomats as ‘threat’Russian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 14:49
Moscow promises to ensure security of Arctic cooperation partnersRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 14:35
DONETSK/Rostov region/, September 22. /TASS/. A Donetsk court in southern Russia has rejected the second motion of lawyers on returning the case of former Ukrainian military pilot Nadezhda Savchenko to prosecutors, a TASS correspondent has reported.
The prosecutor said these issues were already discussed during the preliminary investigation. Lawyer Ilya Novikov said the work of the investigators was not completed or was "one-sided."
A similar motion was earlier rejected at a preliminary hearing.
The prosecutor has also asked the court to suspend the lawyers of Savchenko saying they "started giving assessment to evidence in the criminal case before the trial began."
Savchenko, 34, is charged with three counts: complicity in the murder of Russian journalists, attempted murder of civilians who could suffer as a result of artillery fire and illegally crossing the Russian border. The criminal case consists of 42 volumes. The former pilot does not admit her guilt.