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 Nadiia Savchenko witnesses against “LPR” chieftain Plotnitsky. PHOTOS+VIDEO

The Podilskyi district court of Kyiv heard the case against leader of the so-called “Luhansk People’s Republic” (LPR) terrorist organization Igor Plotnitsky. Ukrainian lawmaker Nadiia Savchenko witnessed against him in the case into her abduction by the militants in 2014.

A correspondent for Censor.NET reports from the courtroom.

Later, the judge adjourned the hearing to Nov. 16 at the request of Nadiia Savchenko's mother over health issues.

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See more: Savchenko interviewed as witness in separatism and terrorism case. DOCUMENT (in Ukrainian)

Earlier, Dec. 22, 2015, the Pechersk district court of Kyiv authorized the Security Service of Ukraine to initiate proceedings in absentia against "LPR" militants' leader Igor Plotnitsky.

The Podilskyi district court of Kyiv sanctioned action against Plotnitsky in absentia Aug. 31, 2016.

As reported, Igor Plotnitsky is accused of committing a terrorist attack, abduction and taking Armed Forces of Ukraine Lieutenant Nadiia Savchenko hostage. The Podilskyi district court granted the petition filed by the Kyiv Prosecutor's Office to try Plotnitsky in absentia Aug. 31, 2016.

 
 
 
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