Ukrainian Army units shell Donetsk Republic in first hours of newceasefireWorld June 24, 5:19
Politician says Russia vs Mexico football game will be interesting to watchSport June 23, 21:11
Kyrgyz president sees revival of relations with Russia as major result of his tenureWorld June 23, 20:49
Ex-premier says initiative to impeach Poroshenko stems from Ukraine’s economy collapseWorld June 23, 20:20
This week in photos: Confederations Cup opening and summer solstice celebrationsSociety & Culture June 23, 19:11
Turkish ambassador to Russia: Moscow and Ankara to join efforts in war on terrorWorld June 23, 18:45
Ukraine’s finance ministry files appeal to London Court against Russia in $3 bln debt caseBusiness & Economy June 23, 18:42
Ukrainian society tired of Poroshenko’s policy — expertRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 23, 17:58
Deutsche Welle sees Russian international broadcasters as threat to European ideasWorld June 23, 17:34
MOSCOW, July 2. /TASS/. A sister of former Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko was not allowed to visit her in a Russian pre-trial detention center, Savchenko’s lawyer Ilya Novikov said in his microblog.
"The sister of Nadezhda Savchenko was not allowed to visit her in the pre-trial detention center. The Investigative Committee did not sign the permit," Novikov said.
Savchenko is accused of involvement in the murder of two Russian journalists in Ukraine's eastern Luhansk Region last summer, as well as illegal crossing of the border with the Russian Federation. She has been arraigned. The period of investigation on her case has been extended until November 13.
The investigator said Wednesday that Savchenko and her lawyers have completed getting familiarized with the case materials, and they will soon sign a relevant protocol. After familiarization, the case will be handed to the prosecutor’s office for approval of indictment and later passed to court.