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    Freed pilot Savchenko arrives in Ukraine to hero’s welcome
    May25

    Freed pilot Savchenko arrives in Ukraine to hero’s welcome

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko returned home to a hero’s welcome Wednesday after nearly two years in a Russian prison, drawing a line under a damaging diplomatic spat between Moscow and Kiev. The 35-year-old army helicopter pilot flew home as part of an … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko vows to win back Crimea, separatist east
    May25

    Ukraine's Poroshenko vows to win back Crimea, separatist east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Ukraine would win back control of eastern territories from pro-Russian separatists and Russia-annexed Crimea, just as it has secured the release of pilot Nadiya Savchenko from Russian prison. …read more Source: The...

    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:...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

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