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    Savchenko Defiant After Release By Russia
    May25

    Savchenko Defiant After Release By Russia

    Freed Ukrainian pilot Nadio Savchenko said she was prepared to continue fighting for her country. After nearly two years of imprisonment, she was released by Russia on May 25 in a prisoner exchange. Savchenko was swapped for two Russians who had been captured in eastern Ukraine while fighting alongside Russia-backed separatists. Speaking next to...

    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… …read more Source:...

    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...

    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...

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko returning home after prisoner swap with Russia
    May25

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko returning home after prisoner swap with Russia

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, May 25 (UPI) — Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko was freed by Russia in a prisoner swap in which two intelligence officers will be returned to Russia by Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia frees female Ukrainian pilot held for nearly two years in prisoner swap for jailed servicemen
    May25

    Russia frees female Ukrainian pilot held for nearly two years in prisoner swap for jailed servicemen

    Nadezhda Savchenko was captured by Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine in 2014 and sentenced in March to 22 years in prison …read more Source: Vancouver...

    NATO general: Russia respects power, not compromise
    May25

    NATO general: Russia respects power, not compromise

    BRUSSELS (AP) — A NATO general says Russia’s recent behavior and actions show its leaders only respect power. Czech Army Gen. Petr Pavel said the Kremlin “sees the liberal approach, the democratic approach, discussions, compromise as a weakness.” Pavel, chairman of NATO’s Military Committee, made the remarks in a videotaped interview...

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Freed In Russian Prisoner Swap
    May25

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Freed In Russian Prisoner Swap

    Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko arrived at Kyiv’s airport following a prisoner swap with two Russian prisoners held by Ukraine. Savchenko claims to have been abducted by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in June 2014 and smuggled across the border into Russia. She told reporters that she was ready to once again give her life for...

    The Latest: Germany: Ukrainian pilot’s release good for all
    May25

    The Latest: Germany: Ukrainian pilot’s release good for all

    Germany’s foreign minister says he’s relieved about the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko …read more Source: U.S....