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Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Nadia Savchenko, sitting in jail on suspicion of organizing a coup, nominated for the presidency. About it reports “Interfax-Ukraine”.
The candidate of Deputy nominated by her party “political platform of Hope Savchenko”.”All papers ready, we have to pay the fee. We are waiting for a response from the Bank for opening an account,” said the sister of the convicted head of the party, Vera Savchenko.
She explained that the money for the part of Hope in the elections gathered party members, and concerned people. Some of them live abroad, including in the United States.
The last court session on the case of MP held on 21 January. Kyiv court of appeals postponed to February 5 consideration of the complaint of protection to the court’s decision to extend her detention until February 18.
On 5 December last year, Savchenko said that it is under pressure from investigators, and announced a dry hunger strike. In particular, she reported that the subject of blackmail by the security Service of Ukraine (SBU) is the ability to open a Bank account to register in the presidential elections. On his presidential ambitions she said in November.
Savchenko was detained in mid-March. She is charged with preparation of terrorist attack in the center of Kiev, and attacks on representatives of Ukrainian authorities, including President Petro Poroshenko. As evidence, the SBU has provided video in which the Deputy is discussing a coup with the head of the Central release of prisoners “Officer corps” Vladimir Ruban. Earlier he was also accused of preparation of attempt at Poroshenko and illegal possession of weapons.
Video, photo All from Russia.