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Russia ‘to release’ Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko after deal

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Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko is set to be released from Russian prison after a late-night conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, according to the Ukrainian leader.

Mr Poroshenko announced the deal on Tuesday, a day after a Ukrainian court sentenced two Russian citizens accused of terrorism to 14 years behind bars. Although he did not specify whether Miss Savchenko would be exchanged for the two Russians, Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev, he conceded that their sentencing allowed for  “certain opportunities for using the exchange mechanism.”

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