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 Russian president’s spokesperson calls MEPs’ demand to impose sanctions against Putin over Savchenko interference in judicial process

The demand of the Members of the European Parliament to impose sanctions against Russian President Vladimir Putin with regard to the trial of Ukrainian MP Nadiia Savchenko is interference in the judicial process.

Russian President's press secretary Dmitry Peskov said, Censor.NET reports citing TASS.

"We cannot tolerate the attempts to interfere in the judicial processes that take place in our country in strict accordance with applicable Russian legislation," he said.

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According to him, such trials also include Savchenko's case. "Any interference is unacceptable," the representative of the Kremlin stressed.

Peskov said that "there are certain procedures that are carried out at the moment" in Russia. "Due to the fact that the trial is underway, we actually consider any comment regarding it to be impossible and unacceptable," he stressed.

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n378144