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    Russians jailed in Ukraine return to Moscow in Savchenko exchange deal
    May25

    Russians jailed in Ukraine return to Moscow in Savchenko exchange deal

    In contrast to the rapturous scenes in Kyiv amid “the return of freed Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya… …read more Source:...

    Freed Ukrainian pilot returns home after 2 years in Russia
    May25

    Freed Ukrainian pilot returns home after 2 years in Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine — Russia freed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko on Wednesday after holding her for nearly two years, with President Vladimir Putin pardoning her as part of a swap for two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine. The Ukrainian president sent his plane to pick up Savchenko in Rostov-on-Don in southern Russia and bring her home to Kiev,...

    Freed Ukrainian pilot gets hero’s welcome on return to Kyiv
    May25

    Freed Ukrainian pilot gets hero’s welcome on return to Kyiv

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    President Ilves: Welcome back home, Nadiya Savchenko
    May25

    President Ilves: Welcome back home, Nadiya Savchenko

    Ukrainian Air Force pilot and Verkhovna Rada Deputy Nadiya Savchenko was pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin, released and returned to Ukrainian soil on Wednesday in exchange for two Russian nationals pardoned by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian who posed as student faces federal fraud charges
    May25

    Ukrainian who posed as student faces federal fraud charges

    A Ukrainian man accused of faking his name and age while attending a Pennsylvania high school and having sex with an underage girl is now facing federal passport fraud and social security fraud charges. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Watch:  Ukrainian Pilot Released in Dramatic Prison Swap
    May25

    Watch: Ukrainian Pilot Released in Dramatic Prison Swap

    Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot held prisoner by Russia for almost two years, returned home to Kiev today following a dramatic prisoner swap for two captured Russian soldiers. …read more Source: ABC...

    PACE President warmly welcomes release of PACE member Nadiia Savchenko
    May25

    PACE President warmly welcomes release of PACE member Nadiia Savchenko

    “The release of my fellow PACE member Nadiia Savchenko is excellent news,” said Pedro Agramunt, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). “I commend both Russia and Ukraine for making this possible, and I look forward … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s first female combat pilot freed in prisoner exchange with Russia
    May25

    Ukraine’s first female combat pilot freed in prisoner exchange with Russia

    A Ukrainian pilot who was sentenced to jail in connection with the deaths of two Russian journalists and became a symbol of her nation’s resistance to Moscow’s aggression was freed Wednesday as part of a swap for two Russian servicemen. Nadiya Savchenko, Ukraine’s first female combat pilot, spent… …read more Source:...

    The Illusion of Russian Military Might
    May25

    The Illusion of Russian Military Might

    Roger McDermott Russia, Eurasia The representation of Russia’s Army as a new all-powerful tool at the Kremlin’s disposal is hyperbole. Since President Vladimir Putin appointed Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in November 2012, the official message from the top brass and leading defense officials presents the Russian military as...

    Freed pilot arrives in Ukraine to heros welcome
    May25

    Freed pilot arrives in Ukraine to heros welcome

    Kiev – 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. …read more Source: Big News...