Nadezhda Savchenko returns to Ukraine

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Illegally convicted in Russia Ukrainian aviatress Nadezhda Savchenko flew from Rostov-on-Don to Kiev by the President of Ukraine airplane.

This is reported by Reuters, citing a source close to Savchenko’s exchange for the Russian militaries Alexander Alexandrov and Evgenij Yerofeyev.

According to media reports, Savchenko can return to Ukraine this afternoon.

Tonight President Petro Poroshenko’s airplane arrived to Rostov-on-Don to get Savchenko back to Ukraine in the framework of exchange for the Russian prisoners of war.

The convicted Russian militaries were granted amnesty by Poroshenko.

Meanwhile, the Crimean political prisoners Oleg Sentsov, Oleksandr Kolchenko, Gennadiy Afanasiev, as well as a number of other Ukrainians are still rotting in Russian prisons.

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