The Latest: US diplomat overjoyed at Ukraine pilot’s release

May 25, 2016 6:20 PM

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U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power says that Washington is “overjoyed” at Nadezhda Savchenko’s return to Ukraine.

Power, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations, said that in the nearly two years following her capture, Savchenko endured “inhumane imprisonment, countless interrogations, solitary confinement, the deterioration of her health, and farcical Russian legal proceedings.”

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