"Klimkin has been said that the Russian side has taken steps to meet the request to visit Savchenko Ukrainian doctors in exceptional cases, based on the principles of humanism. The judge of the Donetsk city court where the criminal case against Savchenko, was ready to provide Ukrainian physicians access to the prisoner on March 9. However, defiant behavior during Savchenko held on the same day of the hearing and her insulting remarks against the court changed the situation, making it impossible for the visit", — said in a statement on the Agency's website.
As explained in the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the court before the verdict was read on March 21 was cancelled the visits of the defendant. "As to the health of Savchenko, which in recent times don't stop to worry Ukrainian and Western politicians and journalists, it is not of concern. Savchenko feels well, exercises. She is under the constant supervision of Russian doctors", — said on Smolensk square.
As reported, March 9, Savchenko acted with last word. She stated that pleads not guilty and the verdict of a Russian court. She said that the Russian law enforcement bodies and the court are playing with her life, because their solution depends, she will continue the hunger strike or not. "I will continue my dry hunger strike, if the sentence is more than a week," — said Savchenko.
The main requirement Savchenko is her homecoming. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, speaking on March 9 in Turkey, stated that Kiev took every effort to organize international pressure on Moscow to release Savchenko. "We demand immediately, without any conditions, release of Hope and return her to Ukraine!" — wrote Poroshenko on Twitter.
Germany, France, Latvia and the United States also urged Russia to release Savchenko.
According to investigators, in June 2014, Savchenko was adjusted to shelling on the area of the roadblock separatists in the Donbas, where Russian representatives of the press. In the shelling of journalists Igor Kornelyuk and Anton Voloshin were killed. The office of public Prosecutor demands to plant Savchenko, who denies his guilt, 23 years.