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Savchenko free, Russians furious and confused  

Nadiya Savchenko showing middle finger in a Russian court during her last speech on 9 March 2016. Photo: YouTube screenshot

Nadiya Savchenko showing middle finger in a Russian court during her last speech on 9 March 2016. Photo: YouTube screenshot 

As Nadiya Savchenko gloriously returned to Ukraine, Russians witnessed yet another new turn of Kiselyov-style discrepancy. Once labeled as a murderer and convicted by a fabricated case, Savchenko was now pardoned by Vladimir Putin and safely returned home. This new episode leaves many Russians furious, insulted, and confused. Continue reading

Nadiya Savchenko’s prison diaries

 Part 1 – ‘It is time to break out’

May 11, 2015, 2:03 p.m. | Op-ed — by Nadiya Savchenko

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Ukrainian air force officer Nadezhda (Nadiya) Savchenko reacts inside a defendants’ cage as she attends a hearing at the Basmanny district court in Moscow on March 26. Savchenko was captured by Russian insurgents in eastern Ukraine and later handed over to Russia charged with the killing of two Russian journalists. The West considers her a political prisoner. A global campaign to free her accelerated on her May 11 birthday, marking 329 days in captivity.
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