"I want only you to thank for this position and to Express the hope that such decision is dictated by considerations of humanity, will lead to the reduction of confrontation in the well-known conflict zone and help you to avoid such terrible and don't need anyone losses", - said Vladimir Putin.
On March 23, the Donetsk city court of the Rostov region, the Ukrainian spotter, Nadezhda Savchenko was sentenced to 22 years in a General regime colony and a fine of 30 thousand rubles. A soldier and an officer of the APU was found guilty of involvement in the murder of the VGTRK journalists and illegal crossing of the Russian border. Russian journalists Igor Kornelyuk and Anton Voloshin were killed June 17, 2014 as a result of mortar shelling of the APU, which was conducted at the checkpoint of the militia LNR. The court also found that Hope Savchenko was then made an adjustment of fire.