: Ukrainian pilot examined by doctors, may be hospitalized

16:48 Apr. 11, 2016

Ukrainian pilot examined by doctors, may be hospitalized

Ukrainian air force pilot and member of the Ukrainian Parliament Nadia (Nadezhda) Savchenko stands in a cage at a court room at the Basmanny District Court in Moscow, Russia on March 26, 2015. (Getty Images)

Nadiya Savchenko agrees to undergo supporting therapy

Ukrainian military pilot and MP Nadiya Savchenko, who has been refusing to take food and water for almost a week, agreed to be examined by doctors.

'Savchenko gave her written consent to the regular medical examinations and began to receive supporting therapy,' according to the Federal Penitentiary Service's press office.

Ukrainian pilot's state of health is estimated as 'stable and satisfactory, she is under the regular supervision of the medical staff.'

Read also Savchenko won't be transferred in coming days - Ukrainian pilot's lawyer

Earlier this week, Russian penitentiary officers announced they intend to force Savchenko to start drinking water.

Nadiya Savchenko's sister, Vira informed that Ukrainian consuls were finally permitted to visit Nadiya on Monday, April 11.

Nadiya Savchenko is currently undergoing the sixth day of her full hunger strike, protesting her abduction from Ukraine and illegal conviction.

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