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    Savchenko is suspected of helping to direct artillery fire near the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk on June 17, 2014, that led to the death of two Russian journalists Igor Kornelyuk and Anton Voloshin.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russian court will sentence Ukrainian Nadezhda Savchenko, accused of killing Russian journalists, on March 21-22, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported from the courtroom Wednesday.

    "The court will announce the sentence on March 21-22 at 11:00 a.m. Moscow time [08:00 GMT]," the judge said.

    Earlier in February, a state prosecutor requested the court to sentence Savchenko to 23 years in prison. She has denied all the allegations.


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