Category Archives: Eyewitness stories

Defense Attorney Feygin: By saving Savchenko, we’ll be able to solve other prisoners’ problems. #FreeSavchenko

By Anastasiya Ringris, Ukrayinska Pravda 05.13.2015 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine On May 11, 2015, aviatrix Nadiya Savchenko spent her birthday in the “Matrosskaya Tishina” detention center. A weekend. No gifts or visits. Shortly before this, her case was separated … Continue reading

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Nadiya Savchenko: I have never had a birthday like this before! (letter from prison) #FreeSavchenko

Nadiya Savchenko via Ilya Novikov 05.13.2015 Translated by Maria Stanislav and edited by Voices of Ukraine Letter written by Nadiya Savchenko: To the people. I thank you, from my heart, for the fact that I was not alone on my … Continue reading

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Nadiya Savchenko: Thank you for sharing your strength with me (letter from prison) #FreeSavchenko

Nadiya Savchenko via Vira Savchenko, @EvgeniaMer 05.12.2015 Translated by Maria Stanislav and edited by Voices of Ukraine Letter written by Nadiya Savchenko and given to her sister Vira: My address to the people, with gratitude. I have set myself a … Continue reading

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Russian court ignores Savchenko’s PACE immunity, extends detention, and claims she ran 75 km in 1.5 hours #FreeSavchenko

Maria Stanislav for Voices of Ukraine 05.06.2015 Edited by Voices of Ukraine On May 6, 2015, Moscow’s Basmanny District Court held yet another hearing in the case of Nadiya Savchenko, whose ongoing detention by the Russian authorities continues to defy logic, … Continue reading

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Nadiya Savchenko: Hospital was hell. I refused treatment and asked to be taken back to jail #FreeSavchenko

Interview by Eva Merkacheva, MK.ru 05.02.2015 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine Ukrainian pilot speaks about her life behind bars. A few days ago, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda [Nadiya in Ukrainian] Savchenko was rather unexpectedly sent for treatment to a civilian … Continue reading

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