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Captured Ukrainian army officer on hunger strike in Russia
Captured Ukrainian army officer on hunger strike in Russia

A Ukrainian army officer held by Russian authorities was transferred from a prison to a hospital Thursday after losing more than 60 pounds during a hunger strike to challenge her arrest, her lawyer said. Nadezhda Savchenko, who is also a Ukrainian lawmaker, has been held since June, accused of complicity in the death of two Russian journalists covering fighting between separatists and government forces in eastern Ukraine. Russian investigators say Savchenko coordinated the mortar fire that killed the journalists on June 17, a charge her lawyers dispute. Her presence in Russia has been a source of intense debate over whether she arrived willingly or was kidnapped. Savchenko, 33, says...

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