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    Russia Releases Jailed Ukrainian Pilot
    May26

    Russia Releases Jailed Ukrainian Pilot

    KYIV, Ukraine—As part of a prisoner swap, Russia has released jailed Ukrainian Army helicopter pilot and Member of Parliament Nadia Savchenko, who became a national symbol of Ukrainian resistance to Russia since her capture nearly two years ago. “This is good news for Ukraine,” said Alexander, a 21-year-old student who was out celebrating...

    Kiev swaps 2 Russian detainees for Ukraine’s pilot Savchenko
    May26

    Kiev swaps 2 Russian detainees for Ukraine’s pilot Savchenko

    The Ukrainian authorities on Wednesday have freed two captured Russian citizens as a part of an apparent prisoner swap with Moscow, which also saw a release of the Ukrainian army pilot Nadiya Savchenko from jail in Russia. …read more Source: China...

    Putin pardons Ukrainian pilot, sends her home in prisoner swap
    May26

    Putin pardons Ukrainian pilot, sends her home in prisoner swap

    MOSCOW/KIEV: Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home to scenes of jubilation on Wednesday after her release by Russia in a prisoner swap and she promptly offered to fight again for Kiev in its conflict with pro-Russian separatists. Savchenko’s handover, in return for two Russian prisoners – had been demanded by the West...

    Freed Ukrainian pilot vows to fight on
    May26

    Freed Ukrainian pilot vows to fight on

    Russia has freed jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko in a prisoner swap with two Russians held by Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio New...

    What Lies Behinds Putin’s “Humanitarian Gesture” towards Savchenko?
    May26

    What Lies Behinds Putin’s “Humanitarian Gesture” towards Savchenko?

    Ukrainian Air Force pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who was captured and held in Russia for two years, and who was recently convicted in a show trial for the murder of two Russian war correspondents, was granted amnesty by Vladimir Putin and returned to Kyiv today. The release was done in secrecy and became public only after President Petro...

    Russia frees Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko in dramatic prisoner swap
    May26

    Russia frees Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko in dramatic prisoner swap

    Russia and Ukraine completed a high-level prisoner swap on Wednesday, trading a Ukrainian helicopter pilot dubbed the country’s “Joan of Arc” for two Russian servicemen accused of being members of Russian military intelligence. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Watch Russia’s Pytliviy warship set sail for Syria coast
    May26

    Watch Russia’s Pytliviy warship set sail for Syria coast

    Watch Russia’s Pytliviy warship depart the Crimean Peninsula’s port of Sevastopol to join the battle against terrorism in Syria. …read more Source:...

    Russia Frees Feisty Woman Fighter Pilot
    May26

    Russia Frees Feisty Woman Fighter Pilot

    In a prisoner trade with Kiev, Moscow agrees to release Savchenko, a Ukrainian heroine, for two Russian soldiers (or spooks) it wont admit were serving. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin Exonerate Ukraine Female Pilot in Prisoner Swap
    May26

    Putin Exonerate Ukraine Female Pilot in Prisoner Swap

    The release by Russia of the Ukrainian pilot-turned-hero is expected to ease tensions between Moscow and the West. …read more Source:...

    Who is Nadiya Savchenko? – video report
    May26

    Who is Nadiya Savchenko? – video report

    One of several Ukrainian service personnel held prisoner in Russia, Nadiya Savchenko, was released in a prisoner swap on Wednesday. Savchenko was detained for almost two years for allegedly being complicit in the death of two Russian journalists, a charge she firmly denies. She has promised to fight for the return of her colleagues still in...