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    Woman Ukrainian pilot returns home
    May25

    Woman Ukrainian pilot returns home

    MOSCOW: 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. Over the past two years, Savchenko became both Ukraine’s national hero...

    VIDEO: Warm welcome for Ukraine’s Savchenko
    May25

    VIDEO: Warm welcome for Ukraine’s Savchenko

    Russia has freed jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who became a symbol of resistance against Moscow. …read more Source:...

    Detained Ukrainian pilot returns to Kyiv from Russia
    May25

    Detained Ukrainian pilot returns to Kyiv from Russia

    Ukraine and Russia have reportedly carried out a prisoner swap that sees Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko returned home. The pilot had been convicted of murder in Russia, while praised as a hero in her homeland. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Prisoner swap brings Ukrainian pilot home to applause – and maybe politics
    May25

    Prisoner swap brings Ukrainian pilot home to applause – and maybe politics

    Nadezhda Savchenko returned home after nearly two years of imprisonment in Russia. In return, Ukraine released two captured Russians it convicted of waging war in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Study: Kremlin Uses Anti-extremism Law to Suppress Dissent
    May25

    Study: Kremlin Uses Anti-extremism Law to Suppress Dissent

    Russia is using its anti-extremism laws to crack down on dissent, analysts and human rights advocates say. A recent study found that the number of Russians sentenced to prison for extremism tripled over the last five years. A growing number of journalists and dissidents say they have been targeted by prosecutors. Journalists and dissidents are...

    Ukrainian who posed as student faces federal fraud charges
    May25

    Ukrainian who posed as student faces federal fraud charges

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) ” 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.Prosecutors… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia-Hungary meeting ahead of EU sanctions decision
    May25

    Russia-Hungary meeting ahead of EU sanctions decision

    Budapest has reiterated its resistance to an automatic extension of EU sanctions on Russia. It comes as Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov… …read more Source:...

    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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