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    [Ticker] Russia frees Ukraine pilot Savchenko
    May25

    [Ticker] Russia frees Ukraine pilot Savchenko

    Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot and national hero who was captured in eastern Ukraine in 2014 and imprisoned in Russia, returned to Kiev Wednesday after being freed in exchange for two Russian fighters captured in Ukraine. Russia had earlier asked for EU sanctions relief for freeing Savchenko, sources said. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian pilot returns home as unrivalled national hero
    May25

    Ukrainian pilot returns home as unrivalled national hero

    MOSCOW (AP) — When war broke out in eastern Ukraine, pilot Nadezhda Savchenko left her hometown to join the fight against Russia-backed separatists. Nearly two years after she was captured, then tried and convicted in Russia, she returned home to a rapturous welcome in Kiev…. …read more Source: Associated...

    UN panel against torture cuts short Ukraine visit
    May25

    UN panel against torture cuts short Ukraine visit

    A U.N. panel aimed to prevent torture says it’s cutting short a trip to Ukraine because security forces aren’t granting access to sites that it wants to visit. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    ‘I have survived because of you’
    May25

    ‘I have survived because of you’

    RUSSIA has freed a Ukrainian pilot two years after she was captured in exchange for two Russian prisoners as she thanks Ukrainians for their support. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Putin pardons Ukrainian pilot, sends her home in prisoner swap
    May25

    Russia’s Putin pardons Ukrainian pilot, sends her home in prisoner swap

    “I can’t revive the dead, but I am always ready to lay down my life on the battlefield for Ukraine. And I will do everything possible for every person in captivity to be freed.”Russian court sentences Ukraine’s Savchenko to 22 years in jailRussian judge says Ukrainian pilot Savchenko killed reportersWest clings to fraying...

    Ukraine Pilot, Jailed by Russia, is Released
    May25

    Ukraine Pilot, Jailed by Russia, is Released

    A Ukrainian pilot held in Russian custody has been released. Nadiya Savchenko arrived in Kyiv on Wednesday after spending nearly two years in a Russian prison. The 35-year-old army helicopter pilot was released as part of an apparent prisoner swap with Moscow, with two alleged Russian soldiers leaving Ukraine earlier in the day, according to an...

    Georgia’s Delicate Foreign Policy Dance
    May25

    Georgia’s Delicate Foreign Policy Dance

    Denis Corboy, William Courtney, Kenneth Yalowitz Georgia, Eurasia Georgia’s security always seems to be precarious. At a summit meeting in Warsaw in early July, NATO will consider how best to deter Russia. Ukraine and the Baltics will be at center stage. But Georgia deserves a signal in Warsaw that it will not be forgotten if Russia adopts...

    Poroshenko vows to take back Crimea following pilot’s release
    May25

    Poroshenko vows to take back Crimea following pilot’s release

    KIEV – President Petro Poroshenko vowed on Wednesday that Ukraine would take back the annexed peninsula of Crimea and rebel-held territory in the east of the country following pilot Nadiya Savchenko’s return from Russia. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko released by Russia
    May25

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko released by Russia

    The Russian authorities have freed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko after almost two years in jail as part of a prisoner swap. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    EU welcomes ‘overdue’ Savchenko release
    May25

    EU welcomes ‘overdue’ Savchenko release

    The EU welcomed the “overdue” release by Russia of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko Wednesday, saying all sides should build on it to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...