Veranika Savchenko, the sister of the people's deputy of Ukraine, woman pilot Nadezhda Savchenko has been detained in Russia and is kept at a police station.
This information was presented by the press relations service of the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
- 'Vera Savchenko was detained in Russia. Our consul is with her at that police station, he is fighting for her discharge. The Embassy in Moscow is also working on this matter, '- so is information published in Twitter of the Ukrainian Foreign Service on Wednesday evening. Savchenko's solicitor Ilya Novikov informed on his page in Facebook.
- Yesterday at the entry (to the RF – Red.) everything was OK. And today, on the way out it has been determined that she is on the wanted list under the article 297 of the Criminal Code of the RF for time-worn abuse of a judge in Chechnya.