Nadezhda Savchenko needs medical assistance. At the moment, Ukraine is in talks with Russian authorities to provide medical check-up for Nadezhda Savchenko, illegally detained Ukrainian pilot who declared a hunger strike in protest against the lack of respect for her rights in Russian court.
"The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and President took immediate actions. A group of doctors, who examined her before, was assigned. I think that they will come to Rostov tomorrow," Cenzor.net reports the Consul General of Ukraine in Rostov-on-Don as saying.
Permit for medical examination by Ukrainian doctors should be issued by the Russian Foreign Ministry. According to Moskalenko, the diplomats are seeking settlement of bureaucratic nuances, despite the public holiday, because delays threaten the life of the Ukrainian prisoner in Rostov.
Moskalenko promises to visit Savchenko personally on Monday, March 7. Today, Ukrainians are going to express their support for the pilot at Maidan Nezalezhnosti Squar in Kyiv.
It was reported earlier that Nadezhda Savchenko announced a dry hunger strike on March 4, after the court in Rostov (Russia) deprived her the last word and rescheduled the hearing for March 9.