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 Vira Savchenko put on federal wanted list for insulting Chechen judge, - lawyer Novikov

Vira Savchenko, sister of Ukrainian MP and pilot Nadiia Savchenko, has been detained in Russia over "Grozny case".

Savchenko's lawyer Mark Feigin wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

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"Vira Savchenko has been detained on the border with Ukraine, at the Chertkovo checkpoint. They have put her on the federal wanted list over "Grozny case"," he wrote.

Nadiia Savchenko's lawyer Ilya Novikov wrote on Twitter: "The situation is under control, Vira Savchenko is in a car with diplomatic plates at the checkpoint. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has already been informed. We won't surrender."

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"Yesterday, they freely let her in [the territory of Russia - ed.]. Now they say she is on the wanted list for insulting a Chechen judge," Novikov said.
 
 
 
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