Russia frees Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko in prisoner swap
Published 25/05/2016 | 11:45
Russia has released jailed pilot Nadezhda Savchenko and she was being flown to Ukraine, as part of a swap for two Russian servicemen imprisoned in Ukraine, officials said.
An official close to the Ukrainian presidency reported the development.
Kremlin-funded television station RT, citing unidentified sources, reported that two Russians also were released and were being flown to Moscow.