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Ukrainian Pilot on Trial Pledges to Keep up Hunger Strike

A Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia says she will remain on hunger strike until she is extradited back home. Nadezhda Savchenko was fighting with a Ukrainian volunteer battalion against Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine when she was captured in June 2014. Russia claims she was acting as a spotter who called in coordinates for a mortar attack that killed two Russian journalists and several other civilians. After the judge adjourned the hearing on Thursday and did not allow her...

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