Ukraine officer Savchenko defiant in final court appearance

A Ukrainian military pilot, on trial for involvement in the deaths of two Russian journalists, has given a defiant final statement in court,.

Nadia Savchenko denies directing mortar fire at the journalists during fighting in June 2014 in eastern Ukraine.

She vowed to continue a hunger strike and made obscene gestures at the judge.

From the court in Donetsk in southern Russia, Sarah Rainsford reports.