February 12, 2015 - Issue: Vol. 161, No. 24 — Daily Edition114th Congress (2015 - 2016) - 1st Session
TEXT OF AMENDMENTS; Congressional Record Vol. 161, No. 24
(Senate - February 12, 2015)
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[Pages S1009-S1010] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] TEXT OF AMENDMENTS SA 251. Mr. McCONNELL (for Mr. Cardin) proposed an amendment to the resolution S. Res. 52, calling for the release of Ukrainian fighter pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who was captured by Russian forces in Eastern Ukraine and has been held illegally in a Russian prison since July 2014; as follows: Strike all after the resolving clause and insert the following: ``That the Senate-- (1) condemns the Government of the Russian Federation for its illegal imprisonment of Nadiya Savchenko; (2) calls on the Government of the Russian Federation to immediately release Nadiya Savchenko; [[Page S1010]] (3) calls on the United States, its European allies, and the international community to aggressively support diplomatic efforts to release Nadiya Savchenko; and (4) expresses solidarity with the Ukrainian people. ____________________