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 Judge keeps convicting Savchenko despite overtime

The working day of Russia's Donetsk court ended at 6 p.m. Nevertheless, judge Leonid Stepanenko proceeds with convicting.

Censor.NET correspondent reports.

It's been three breaks since 11 a.m. The last one ended at around 6:10 p.m. when court's official working hours ran out.

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"The extension of the working day may be approved by the Chief Justice Stepanenko who is presiding in Savchenko's case. So, he keeps convicting. After all, the case is non-standard!" a Federal Penitentiary Service representative told Censor.NET correspondent.

According to preliminary estimates of journalists, about 130 pages of the verdict have already been read. The total quantity is unknown. As assessed by Ukrainian MP Oleksii Riabchin, the verdict accounts for 200 pages. According to STB reporter Olena Lunkova - up to 300 pages.
 
 
 
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