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 Britain calls for Savchenko's immediate release

Dry hunger strike poses a very real and immediate threat to Ukrainian pilot Nadiia Savchenko illegally detained in Russia.

British Europe Minister David Lidington has called on Russia to free Ukrainian pilot Nadiia Savchenko, illegally detained in Russia, Censor.NET reports citing the Minister's statement.

"I am extremely concerned by reports that Ukrainian national Nadia Savchenko is now refusing liquids as well as food in protest against her ongoing illegal detention in Russia," Lidington's statement reads.

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"A dry hunger strike poses a very real and immediate threat to Ms Savchenko's life. I strongly urge the Russian Government to show compassion and release her immediately", he announced.


 
 
 
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