The Russian Justice Ministry said Wednesday it had received a request from Ukraine on preparation of documents necessary to consider the repatriation of Ukrainian national Nadezhda Savchenko, who has been sentenced to a long prison term in Russia.
The lawyer of Ukrainian national Nadezhda Savchenko said Monday she had refused to appeal the ruling of a Russian court that sentenced her to 22 years in jail for her part in killing Russian journalists in Ukraine.
The health of Ukrainian national Nadezhda Savchenko, who is on trial in Russia on charges of complicity in the killing of two Russian reporters, is not under threat, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.
Russian Ministry of Justice did not receive a request to transfer Ukrainian national Nadezhda Savchenko, according to official statement of the ministry.
The Ukrainian Justice Ministry has begun the process of extraditing Nadezhda Savchenko, sentenced to 22 years in Russia for the murder of two Russian journalists, Ukrainian People’s Front party leader Maxim Burbak said Tuesday.