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Russia to Only Allow Savchenko Deal if Prison Sentence Upheld

Russia will usually yield extradition papers for Ukrainian commander Nadiya Savchenko if her jail judgment is upheld, a Slon.ru news website reported Wednesday.

“If a Ukrainian Justice Ministry guarantees a Russian justice judgment will be carried out, a preference will be done to send Savchenko to Ukraine,” a Federal Penitentiary Service (FPS) pronounced in a matter Wednesday.

Savchenko was cursed to offer 22 years in jail after being found guilty of impasse in a deaths of Russian reporters in Ukraine. Her judgment was widely cursed by Western leaders and tellurian rights organizations. An agreement that would see her returned to her local Ukraine was reached on Apr 29, 2016, Slon.ru reported.

It was suggested that Savchenko could accept a reduced judgment of 18 years in sell for detained Russian adults Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev. Both group were arrested in eastern Ukraine on terrorism charges in 2015 and cursed to 14 years in prison.

Savchenko’s lawyers stressed that a sell would be unfit as conjunction Russia nor Ukraine rigourously commend a convicted soldiers as prisoners of war, Slon reported.

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/567881.html