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    Putin Is the Loser in Prisoner Swap With Ukraine
    May25

    Putin Is the Loser in Prisoner Swap With Ukraine

    The helicopter pilot released by Russia comes home as a heroine. …read more Source:...

    Savchenko Released, But Fate Of Other Ukrainians Imprisoned In Russia Unclear
    May25

    Savchenko Released, But Fate Of Other Ukrainians Imprisoned In Russia Unclear

    With Russia’s release of Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, who returned to a hero’s welcome in Kyiv, attention now shifts to the fate of other Ukrainians jailed in Russia on charges their supporters say are dubious. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Pilot Freed From Russian Incarceration in Prisoner Swap
    May25

    Ukrainian Pilot Freed From Russian Incarceration in Prisoner Swap

    A Ukrainian helicopter pilot known as the nation’s “Joan of Arc” was freed Wednesday after two years of imprisonment in exchange for two Russian servicemen. The high-level prisoner swap between Russia and Ukraine was seen as a step forward in negotiations regarding the territory dispute over Crimea. “I am free,” the pilot, Lt. Nadiya...

    Savchenko Vows To Fight To Free Other Prisoners
    May25

    Savchenko Vows To Fight To Free Other Prisoners

    Ukraine’s Nadia Savchenko vowed to fight for the release of other prisoners still held by Russia. The 35-year-old pilot was freed on May 25 after almost two years in Russian captivity. She was swapped for two Russians convicted of fighting alongside pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine. After arriving at Kyiv airport, Savchenko told...

    Ukrainian pilot returns home as unrivalled national hero
    May25

    Ukrainian pilot returns home as unrivalled national hero

    When war broke out in eastern Ukraine, pilot Nadezhda Savchenko left her hometown to join the fight against Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Welcomes Pilot Savchenko As Hero After Russian Prisoner Exchange
    May25

    Ukraine Welcomes Pilot Savchenko As Hero After Russian Prisoner Exchange

    MOSCOW — Freed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko arrived Wednesday in Kiev to a hero’s welcome, military awards and speeches alongside President Petro Poroshenko after being swapped for two alleged Russian intelligence officers who were returned to Moscow. Savchenko was met at Kiev’s Boryspil airport by her mother and sister,...

    “There is No Money. Chin Up!”
    May25

    “There is No Money. Chin Up!”

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev yesterday faced angry retirees in Crimea, demanding the government index their pensions to inflation. On the news clip embedded in this article, a woman complains to the Prime Minister to about her tough life in the annexed territory: It is impossible to live in Crimea for this money, prices are insane, our...

    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...

    UN panel against torture cuts short Ukraine visit
    May25

    UN panel against torture cuts short Ukraine visit

    A U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    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...