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Would-be Sochi Hijacker Wanted Ukrainian Prisoners Freed

Investigators say the Ukrainian man who tried to hijack a Turkey-bound commercial flight and divert it to Sochi - the Russian city currently hosting the Winter Olympics - was pushing for the release of prisoners in his country. Maxim Lenko of the Ukrainian Security Service's investigative division said Saturday the would-be hijacker threatened to blow up the plane if his demands were not fulfilled. "A passenger on this plane, about an hour after the plane took off, broke into...

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