He stated this in an interview with Govorit Moskva (MoscowSpeaking) radio station, Censor.NET reports, citing Lenta.ru.
"The odds [of herbeing released] are the same as him [Poroshenko] becoming thepresident of America,", Markin said, replying to aquestion.
In addition, hesaid that Kyiv did not contact Moscow regarding the release ofSavchenko.
Earlier, PresidentPoroshenko called Savchenko "a symbol of the struggle forUkraine."
He gaveinstructions to find her a new lawyer who will ensure herdefense.