Posts Tagged ‘Nadezhda Savchenko’

  1. Prisoner exchange


    May 26, 2016 by AK

    Vedomosti, the independent business paper, ran this headline today: “Savchenko’s release became Russia’s PR* defeat.” I disagree. Doing the right thing – in the simplest sense of right as good – can’t be bad PR. Even if the world thinks you are beyond redemption. I can’t prove it, of course, but… That’s all. *The Russian word I …
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  2. The Kremlin’s No. 1 hostage


    February 20, 2015 by AK

    Writing about hostages of the Russian state, I neglected to mention the number one hostage: the Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko*. She was fighting with the Ukrainian army in 2014 when she was captured or kidnapped by the separatists and/or their Russian handlers. Savchenko was later moved to Moscow and charged with murder: she is accused …
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