A criminal case under Part 2, Art. 297 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (contempt of court, expressed in insulting the participants of the trial) was initiated against Vera Savchenko, sister of detained Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, Nikolay Polozov, a lawyer of Nadezhda Savchnko reported in Twitter. 

According to him, the case was trumped up allegedly for the contempt of the Chechen court, namely, for her cue to the judge V.D. Ismaylov, “He is not a judge but just a moron.”

Ilya Novikov, another lawyer of Nadezhda Savchnko, has also confirmed this information in social networks, noting that Vera Savchenko was released under the obligation to appear.