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Russian FM: Ukrainian doctors not to receive permission to visit Nadia Savchenko because of her challenging behavior in court

Russian Foreign Ministry Sergei Lavrov said to Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin that his ministry will not allow Ukrainian doctors to visit Nadia Savchenko in jail because of her challenging behavior at the court hearing today
Russian FM: Ukrainian doctors not to receive permission to visit Nadia Savchenko because of her challenging behavior in court

“Pavlo Klimkin was informed that the Russian side have been taken steps in order to meet the request of Ukrainian physicians for visiting Nadia Savchenko as an exception, based on the principles of humanism. Judge of the Donetsk сity сourt  [of Russia’s Rostov region] at the hearing, was willing to give Ukrainian doctors access to the defendant on March 9. However Savchenko’s defiant behavior at the trial and her offensive remarks to the court changed the situation, making it impossible to carry out such a visit,”- Russian Foreign Ministry Sergei Lavrov said.

The Russian Foreign Ministry said also that the judge ruled to cancel all visits to Nadia until the verdict announcenent on March 21.

“As to the health condition of Nadia Savchenko… Savchenko feels fine, she has physical activity. She is under constant monitoring of Russian doctors,” – Russian MFA informed.