According to Ukrainska Pravda, this was stated by Deputy Director of the Foreign Ministry's Information Policy Department Vasyl Zvarych. According to him, the officials of the Voronezh region granted Breskalenko, who is an adviser to the Ukrainian Embassy in the Russian Federation, permission to meet with Savchenko.
"The meeting took place. We confirm the fact of the Consul's meeting with Savchenko," Zvarych said. He added that currently the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is receiving relevant information from the Ukrainian Embassy in Moscow. Details of the meeting with Savchenko are promised later. Previously, the Ukrainian side was refused a meeting with Savchenko nine times.