At this weekend’s annual World Lithuanian Youth Association (PLJS) congress, Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian fighter pilot and politician who had been imprisoned by Russia, came to present attendees with advice and greetings from Ukraine.
Vladimir Putin’s decision to pardon Nadezhda Savchenko was a purely pragmatic one. Left with no viable alternatives to freeing the Ukrainian pilot, Putin was forced to make a concession that may not sit well with the Russian population, which has come to see Savchenko as a symbol of the “Kiev junta.” […]
Political scientist Linas Kojala said that Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian fighter pilot-turned-national hero who was recently released by Russia in a prisoner swap, will become a politician with outsize influence in her country – which can be dangerous if she doesn’t understand the “rules of the game.” […]
Lithuania’s migration department has created a list of 46 people from Russia and Ukraine who were connected to the trial and prosecution of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko who will be prohibited from entering Lithuania. The […]