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    Russia’s Putin Pardons Ukrainian Pilot, Hands Her Over To Kiev
    May25

    Russia’s Putin Pardons Ukrainian Pilot, Hands Her Over To Kiev

    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, is likely to ease...

    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

    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 years of being imprisoned in Russia.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman… …read more Source:...

    Freed Ukrainian pilot returns home after 2 years in Russia
    May25

    Freed Ukrainian pilot returns home after 2 years in Russia

    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. …read more Source: CTV...

    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...

    Hungary wants transparency in EU choice on Russian sanctions
    May25

    Hungary wants transparency in EU choice on Russian sanctions

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The European Union’s decision on whether to extend economic sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine should be… …read more Source:...

    Putin says widows of killed journalists asked for Savchenko pardon (AFP)
    May25

    Putin says widows of killed journalists asked for Savchenko pardon (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said the widows of two Russian journalists killed in eastern Ukraine had asked him to pardon Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, convicted of complicity in their deaths. …read more Source: The West...

    Moscow frees Ukraine pilot in swap for Russians
    May25

    Moscow frees Ukraine pilot in swap for Russians

    A Ukrainian military pilot has arrived home in Kiev after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of a prisoner swap in which two Russians held in Ukraine were returned to Moscow. …read more Source: RTÉ...