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MOSCOW, September 24. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukrainian female pilot Nadezhda Savchenko charged with involvement in killing of Russian reporters on the outskirts of the city of Luhansk in Ukraine’s embattled east is under arrest in Moscow’s Pechatniki pre-trial detention center, her lawyer said on Thursday.
“She is kept in an individual cell so her rights are not violated as regards to personal space,” Nikolay Polozov said.
She caught cold when she was convoyed from the pre-trial detention center in the Russian central city of Voronezh to Moscow.
“She needs medical help and medications and although the center’s doctor is treating her, we will keep her condition under control,” he said, adding that his defendant met with Moscow human rights activists who visited her there.
On July 9, the Russian Investigative Committee charged the Ukrainian national Nadezhda Savchenko with involvement in murder of two reporters, who worked for the Russian VGTRK TV corporation, in Ukraine. She was detained in Russia and then arrested.
Earlier, Savchenko’s lawyer Mark Feigin said that his defendant had been convoyed from a pre-trial detention center in the Russian central city of Voronezh somewhere, probably to Moscow. The defense connects this with the investigators’ plans to conduct Savchenko’s psychological and psychiatric evaluation in hospital.
Feigin said that on September 26 Moscow’s Basmanny district court would hold a hearing into complaint of the defense against the investigation’s decision to place Savchenko in hospital for mental tests.
The investigators say that in June during combat operations near the city of Luhansk Savchenko joined the Aidar battalion as a helicopter door gunner. Locating the positions of the Russian TV crew and other civilians near Luhansk, she passed them on to the military that opened mortar fire on the group of people killing the Russian reporters, Igor Kornelyuk and Anton Voloshin.