Update : Ukrainian pilot on hunger strike "checked by doctor "
MOSCOW, February 16. /TASS/. Doctors from Germany have assessed the health condition of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko as satisfactory, the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) reported Monday.
The service told TASS that German medical specialists "checked the dynamics of her health for the entire period of her detention" and examined her.
"There have been no differences in the assessment of her health on the part of foreign colleagues and FSIN doctors," FSIN said. Besides, German experts did not find grounds for an additional examination and treatment.
During a medical board meeting, "foreign specialists assessed the state of her health as satisfactory, noted the professional approach and completeness of Savchenko’s diagnostic and treatment measures in conditions of a FSIN medical unit’s hospital."
Russian and German doctors "exchanged opinions on further tactic of patient management, noting that psychologic work should be conducted with the accused aimed at termination of her hunger strike and continuation of cooperation between medical specialists of Russia and Germany."