Ukrainian Pilot on Trial in Russia Goes on Hunger Strike

March 3, 2016 2:26 PM

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A Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia says she is going on hunger strike.

Nadezhda Savchenko, on trial in the Russian border town of Donetsk for her alleged involvement in the deaths of two Russian journalists, was fighting in a volunteer battalion against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine when she was captured in June 2014.

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