Rally in support of Savchenko near Russian Embassy (PHOTO)

Several hundred activists holding Ukrainian national flags and posters came to the Russian Embassy in Kyiv.

9 March 2016 11:00

A rally in support of Nadezhda Savchenko is being held outside the Russian Embassy on Povitriaflotskyi Ave. in Kyiv, according to a QHA correspondent.

“A few hundred people have rallied outside the Russian Embassy. They hold Ukrainian flags and placards reading "Freedom to Savchenko”, “FreeSavchenko”, “Be alive Nadiya, Ukraine needs You!". One of the protesters in Putin's mask holds a placard saying "Russia! Cast off Terrorist and Tyrant.” Participants of the meeting speak for the liberation of the Ukrainian pilot from the Russian prison,” a QHA correspondent informs.

It was reported earlier that Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot and MP, has delivered her final speech in the court today. She promised to resume the dry hunger strike after 10 days following the verdict.