Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko confirmed that Vitaliy Moskalenko, Ukrainian Consul General in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, visited Nadezhda Savchenko at his request and reported on the results of their meeting. The situation with the Ukrainian political prisoner is getting increasingly tense.

According to the Ukrainian President, Nadezda is in a fighting mood.

“We are continuing our struggle for her freedom,” he wrote on his Facebook page.

It was reported earlier that Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko urged EU countries and the US to apply more pressure on Russia to make it free Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian air force pilot and MP.