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Stories with person: Viktor Yanukovych
  • Ukrainian pilot returns home as unrivalled national hero 
    Updated: May-25-16 12:03 pm

    MOSCOW - When war broke out in eastern Ukraine, pilot Nadezhda Savchenko left her hometown to join the fight against Russia-backed separatists. Nearly two years after she was captured, then tried and convicted in Russia, she returned home to a rapturous welcome in Kiev.