"Lawyer Polozov explained to her that there is a norm that the documents for extradition to Ukraine will not be valid if she does not pay the fine. She agreed to pay. However, she has no money in jail, so the consuls gave her 40,000 rubles. She paid wishing them to strike themselves," she wrote.
"Savchenko filled in documents necessary for her extradition to Ukraine. Her release now depends on authorities' agility," - lawyer Polozov
However, Savchenko's mother ruled out that Savchenko or any of her family members would recognize the verdict of the Russian court.
On March 22, the Donetsk City Court of the Rostov region (Russia) sentenced Savchenko to 22 years in prison.
In addition, the court ordered her to pay a fine of 30,000 Russian rubles.