"I received Savchenko's statement about her consent to the surrender to serve his sentence in Ukraine. The procedure she had to do and documents to fill out, which will launch this process. I believe that Yes, the procedure is started, it should be understood that it is not quick and can take anywhere from a month to two," — said Feigin.

Vera Savchenko said that her sister pilots Hope, condemned in Russia, given documents to fill out the necessary extradition to Ukraine, reports RIA "Novosti" with reference to the channel "1 1".

According to Vera Savchenko, the head of the detention center in Novocherkassk have given the Hope of a package of documents for the extradition to Ukraine.

"She now fills the documents: application, biographical data and more. As said, the warden Kalganov, they are necessary for extradition. She said that these procedure documents need to be completed to extradition. Let's hope so," she said, adding that the Hope can eat normal food.

Earlier, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin did not comment on the situation around the exchange of convicted pilots Hope Savchenko in the Russian nationals Evgeny Erofeev, Alexander Lukashenko and sentenced in Kiev.

As reported, on March 22, the Donetsk city court (Rostov region) recognized Savchenko is guilty of the deaths of Russian journalists and was sentenced to 22 years in prison. The court came to the conclusion that in the summer of 2014 she fought in the Ukrainian battalion "Aydar" in Luhansk region and brought artillery fire on a film crew of VGTRK.

18 April a court in Kiev has recognized Evgeny Erofeev and Alexander Alexandrov guilty of terrorism and participation in hostilities in the Donbass. They were sentenced to 14 years in prison.

As explained by the lawyer Savchenko Nikolai Polozov, Russia and Ukraine are unable to use the classic procedure of exchange Savchenko and Erofeeva Alexandrov. "The direct exchange can only be prisoners of war, and no one recognizes them as such," says Polozov. But can be used one of two legal structures: the results pardon or for punishment.

Moscow and Kiev have agreed on a mechanism for release of the pilots Hope Savchenko and two Russians, considered to be Ukraine "the GRU soldiers". They will give to serve their sentences in their homeland synchronously until the end of may. These processes will be synchronized, but will take place only after the verdict spectacular video. will come into force — that is, not before mid-may.