"Certainly, Ukrainian and German doctors are ready to visit Nadiia in the remand prison, but they are not able to obtain permission from the Foreign Ministry at first place," Savchenko's lawyer Mark Feygin said on Thursday, Censor.NET informs citing Interfax-Ukraine.
According to the defense, a request to be allowed to visit Savchenko in the 3rd remand prison of Novocherkassk was sent to the Russian Foreign Ministry via German Embassy as well as via Ukrainian consulate in the Rostov region.
"No response has been received yet," Feygin said.
The lawyer explained that foreign doctors can visit his client in the prison only upon receiving a permission from the Russian diplomatic authority.
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