"Unfortunately, Vira also could not talk Nadiia out of going on a dry hunger strike after my and Polozov's failure. She will go on it April 6!" the lawyer wrote.
"I am going on an indefinite dry hunger strike from April 6, 2016 in protest at the criminal actions of the Russian authorities against me and against Ukraine. I demand my immediate return to Ukraine. I forbid escorting me anywhere other than Ukraine," Savchenko's statement reads.