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    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko pardoned by Putin, swapped for 2 Russians
    May25

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko pardoned by Putin, swapped for 2 Russians

    In March, a Russian court found Ukrainian pilot Savchenko guilty of murdering Russian journalists Igor Kornelyuk and Anton Voloshin near Lugansk, in eastern Ukraine, and of illegally crossing the Russian border. …read more Source:...

    The Latest: Ukrainian pilot Savchenko freed, flown to Kiev
    May25

    The Latest: Ukrainian pilot Savchenko freed, flown to Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukrainian pilot Nadezda Savchenko (all times local):3:35 p.m.Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko has returned to Kiev after nearly two …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Russia frees Savchenko, Ukraine releases two Russian citizens
    May25

    Russia frees Savchenko, Ukraine releases two Russian citizens

    Photo: Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree pardoning Nadezhda Savchenko, who was sent to Kiev, Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday, Sputnik News reports. “Relatives of the murdered journalists requested that Vladimir Putin pardon Nadezhda Savchenko as a humane gesture,” Peskov added. Savchenko was...

    Russia frees Savchenko, Ukraine releases two Russian citizens
    May25

    Russia frees Savchenko, Ukraine releases two Russian citizens

    Photo: Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree pardoning Nadezhda Savchenko, who was sent to Kiev, Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday, Sputnik News reports. “Relatives of the murdered journalists requested that Vladimir Putin pardon Nadezhda Savchenko as a humane gesture,” Peskov added. Savchenko was...

    Moscow swaps Ukraine pilot Savchenko for 2 Russian servicemen
    May25

    Moscow swaps Ukraine pilot Savchenko for 2 Russian servicemen

    Savchenko’s refusal to bend after nearly two years in Russian custody has made her a national hero in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Nadiya Savchenko returns to Ukraine
    May25

    Nadiya Savchenko returns to Ukraine

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home in Kiev on Wednesday after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of a prisoner swap in which two Russians held in Ukraine were returned to Moscow. Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev, were now back in Russia, having landed at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport on a special flight from...

    Moscow frees Ukraine pilot in swap for Russians held in conflict
    May25

    Moscow frees Ukraine pilot in swap for Russians held in conflict

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home in Kiev on Wednesday after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of a prisoner swap in which two Russians held in Ukraine were returned to Moscow. Handing over Savchenko, whose release had been demanded by Western governments and who has become a national hero in Ukraine, […] The post...

    He’s Ours! Putin ensures Ukraine-born Neustadter can play for Russia at Euro 2016
    May25

    He’s Ours! Putin ensures Ukraine-born Neustadter can play for Russia at Euro 2016

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has given the green light for defender Roman Neustadter, who was born in Ukraine, to play for Russia at the Euro 2016 soccer finals by approving his passport. Russia head coach Leonid Slutskiy had on Saturday included the Schalke 04 defender Neustadter, who has been living in Germany since he was a child and has...

    Putin says pardoned Ukrainian Savchenko on 'humanitarian considerations'
    May25

    Putin says pardoned Ukrainian Savchenko on 'humanitarian considerations'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he had pardoned jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko on “humanitarian considerations” in the hope that her release will help reduce tension in the Ukraine conflict and avoid new loss of life. …read more Source: The...

    Plane carrying Ukraine’s Savchenko from Russia lands in Kiev – Poroshenko
    May25

    Plane carrying Ukraine’s Savchenko from Russia lands in Kiev – Poroshenko

    A plane transporting detained Ukrainian service woman Nadiya Savchenko from Russia to Ukraine has landed in Kiev, President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

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