: Nadiya Savchenko may return to Ukraine in less than two weeks
Politics14:55 Mar. 24, 2016

Nadiya Savchenko may return to Ukraine in less than two weeks

Russia's ambassador to Ukraine allegedly claims the pilot may be released soon

Ukraine will intensify pressuring Russian authorities to release Nadiya Savchenko.

President Petro Poroshenko met with Savchenko's mother Mariya in his office.

The Ukrainian president promised the world community will assist Kyiv in freeing her daughter. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrived in Moscow on Wednesday aiming to discuss with Putin the issue of Savchenko.

On Thursday, March 24, the message was given to the U.S. State Secretary John Kerry. He is set to hold a meeting both with Putin and Russian Foreign Minister Serhiy Lavrov.

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Intriguing information appeared the day before the numerous diplomatic meetings. Russian ambassador to Ukraine Mykhaylo Zurabov is said to have stated Nadiya Savchenko may return to Ukraine in less than two weeks.

The terms of the alleged agreement are currently unknown. 


Former Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko appears at a verdict hearing into Savchenko's case at the Donetsk City Court in Rostov-On-Don, Russia on March 22, 2016 (Getty Images)

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