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Ukraine: Savchenko detained for two months in terror probe02:59

Ukraine: Savchenko detained for two months in terror probe

Ukraine, Kiev
March 23, 2018 at 05:30 GMT +00:00 · Published

Ukrainian Member of Parliament and former military pilot Nadia Savchenko has been detained by a court on charges of plotting a coup and an act of terror in Ukraine.

The ruling was read out by Judge Yevhen Sidorov of Kyiv's Shevchenkivsky district court declaring that Savchenko would be detained without bail until May 23 pending an investigation into the case.

Speaking in court, Savchenko stated "I tried to show the authorities that they need to finally understand that if they do not stop... the robbery of Ukraine, that they really will face a worse fate than Yanukovych."

Savchenko stands accused of plotting a terrorist act in parliament. According to the Prosecutor General, Savchenko planned to open fire and throw grenades at the deputies.

Ukraine: Savchenko detained for two months in terror probe02:59
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Ukrainian Member of Parliament and former military pilot Nadia Savchenko has been detained by a court on charges of plotting a coup and an act of terror in Ukraine.

The ruling was read out by Judge Yevhen Sidorov of Kyiv's Shevchenkivsky district court declaring that Savchenko would be detained without bail until May 23 pending an investigation into the case.

Speaking in court, Savchenko stated "I tried to show the authorities that they need to finally understand that if they do not stop... the robbery of Ukraine, that they really will face a worse fate than Yanukovych."

Savchenko stands accused of plotting a terrorist act in parliament. According to the Prosecutor General, Savchenko planned to open fire and throw grenades at the deputies.

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