28.10.15 17:55

Vira Savchenko faced arrest in Chechnya, - lawyer Novikov

Sister of Nadiia Savchenko, Vira, who was allowed to court trial against human rights activist Mykola Karpiuk, could be arrested "for insulting the judge," lawyer Ilya Novikov said.

Censor.NET reports referring to Ukrinform.

"They want to detain Vira Savchenko in Grozny for insulting the judge in the trial against Karpiuk," the human rights activist wrote in Twitter.

Later, he said "Vira Savchenko has been released from the Supreme Court of Chechnya, the documents have been returned."

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As reported, the Supreme Court of the Chechen Republic in Grozny is hearing the case against Ukrainians Mykola Karpiuk and Stanislav Klykh, accused of involvement in hostilities in Chechnya back in the 1990s. They face 15 years to life imprisonment.

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