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Savchenko Defiant After Release By Russia


Savchenko Defiant After Release By Russia
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Freed Ukrainian pilot Nadia 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 President Petro Poroshenko, Savchenko thanked her family and others who fought for her release. (RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service)

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