Nadiya Savchenko in court, phot. rbc.ua
Ukrainian aviatrix Nadiya Savchenko is in urgent need of undergoing a medical examination, her lawyer Nikolai Polozov says on Facebook.
“Yesterday she vomited the water she was trying to drink. Besides, her health which was already ruined is getting even more worse. She suffers tornment from her old health problem, kidney stones, and the thirst hunger strike has added fuel to the flame. For several days she has had persistent fever, which is a sign of at least a serious inflammatory disorder in internal organs. In other words, we should make a medical checkup for Nadiya Savchenko our top priority”, said the lawyer.
According to him, Nadiya does not let Russian doctors to examine her.
At the same time, Ukrainian doctors, who are in Rostov-on-Don, have not received permission from the Russian authorities to visit Savchenko who urgently needs recommendation to properly finish hunger-striking.
On Thursday Nadiya Savchenko decided to stop ‘dry’ hunger-striking. The Ukrainian pilot had been refusing food and drink for seven days.
The trial of Savchenko started In September, 2015. The Ukrainian pilot is accused of murdering Russian journalists and illegal border crossing. In her turn, the woman denies any wrongdoing. According to Savchenko, she was abducted by force and transported to Russia. Savchenko’s lawyers state that at the moment shelling the defendant was in captivity in Russia and, consequently, she was not able to regulate fire.
Belsat.eu, following UNIAN