Contents tagged with Leonid Stepanenko

  • Donetsk Court Withholds Evidence in Savchenko Case

    The Chairman of the Donetsk City Court, Leonid Stepanenko, refused to add witness interrogation reports to the case file during Nadiya Savchenko’s trial, the former Ukrainian pilot who is standing trial in Russia for the deaths of 2 Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine. According to the defense, these documents confirm that there was a skirmish between two military units on the day of the Russian reporters’ deaths, the incident in which Savchenko is charged.

    “The firefight wasn’t directed …