Nadezhda Savchenko Photo: Peter Sivkov / TASS
The people’s Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Hope Savchenko going to conduct election campaigning on the territory of the breakaway Donetsk national Republic (DND). About this politician said in comments to the edition “news of Donbass”.
Their intention, she explained that out of 2600 voters registered in their district, only 500 live in the Kiev-controlled territory. “The district continues in Gorlovka, the district continues in the occupied territories,” she said.
The MP expressed hope that this time she will be able to obtain a passport required for crossing the line of collision, and also stressed that it must obtain all of its competitors in the area. According to Savchenko, she was going to the DNR to “talk to people”, because the territory of the breakaway Republic is Ukrainian, and living on her citizens “have the right to vote.”
That Hope Savchenko will take part in the elections to the Verkhovna Rada officially became known at the end of June. Along with it will go to the polls and her sister Vera. Constituency Vera Savchenko is also located in the Donetsk region (Avdiivka and Yasynuvata district).
Party “political platform of Hope Savchenko” not collected the necessary sum for the payment of the fee required for admission to the elections, but put forward seven candidates in majority districts.
In 2016, the Ukrainian woman-pilot Nadezhda Savchenko was sentenced by a Russian court to 22 years in prison for his involvement in the murder of journalists VGTRK Igor and Igor Anton Voloshin. In may of the same year, she was pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin. After returning to Ukraine, Savchenko was involved in politics and became a member of Parliament.
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