A letter of support thought to be written by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to Nadia Savchenko turned out to be a fake, as said Mark Feygin, Savchenko’s defence lawyer, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to UAToday.
“This morning the Ukrainian Consulate-General and I became the object of a particularly impudent special operation. In order to discredit Nadia in regard to her dry hunger strike, a fake letter from the Ukrainian president was given to her,” Feygin wrote on his Twitter.
“Kremlin is busy with discrediting Savchenko and her lawyers as well as the state bodies of Ukraine. Instead of resolving the exchange issue [Russian] special services are playing with Savchenko’s life and misleading the Consul General of Ukraine, the press-service of the President of Ukraine and me,” he added.
The press secretary of Svyatoslav Tseholko has also confirmed that the Ukrainian President did not write any letters to the Ukrainian pilot recently, and has only passed his words of support via her sister and mother.
Feygin also informed that Nadia started drinking water today.
It should recalled that the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini has called on the Russian authorities to immediately release Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko.