Putin, Poroshenko discuss jailed Ukrainian pilot, Russian soldiers - Kremlin | Reuters

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed the fate of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko and two Russians soldiers jailed in Ukraine in a phone call on Monday, the Kremlin said. A Ukrainian court on Monday sentenced Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev, captured in Ukrainian territory last May, to 14 years in prison for involvement in the pro-Russian separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine

Reuters April 19, 2016 02:16:51 IST
Putin, Poroshenko discuss jailed Ukrainian pilot, Russian soldiers - Kremlin
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Putin Poroshenko discuss jailed Ukrainian pilot Russian soldiers  Kremlin
 Reuters

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed the fate of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko and two Russians soldiers jailed in Ukraine in a phone call on Monday, the Kremlin said.

A Ukrainian court on Monday sentenced Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev, captured in Ukrainian territory last May, to 14 years in prison for involvement in the pro-Russian separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Savchenko was sentenced to 22 years in a Russian prison in March.

(Reporting by Polina Devitt; editing by John Stonestreet)

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