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 Savchenko to remain in custody while PACE resolution further violated, - lawyer

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Russia's court has dismissed the appeal by Ukrainian pilot Nadiia Savchenko's defense regarding the decision on the extension of her detention.

Lawyer Nikolay Polozov wrote in Twitter, Censor.NET reports.

"The Rostov regional court has extended Savchenko's detention. Russia has once again violated the PACE resolution," he wrote.

Read more: We are confident that exchange of Savchenko for commandos Yerofeyev and Aleksandrov will take place, - Savchenko's lawyer

He also recalled it was the second week PACE delegate Nadiia Savchenko had started a hunger strike.

As previously reported, the hearing of the appeal regarding the decision to extend Savchenko's arrest was scheduled for Dec. 25, 2015 at 10 a.m. at the Rostov regional court.

As also reported, the court extended Ukrainian pilot's arrest until April 16, 2016.
 
 
 
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