Hero pilot Savchenko launches Ukraine opposition movement

Nadiya Savchenko, 35, initially became a symbol of Ukraine's resistance to what Kiev considers Russia's occupationA popular Ukrainian female combat pilot who served time in a Russian prison gave President Petro Poroshenko a new headache Tuesday by launching her own opposition movement. “This is meant to … create a real change in the system,” local media quoted Nadiya Savchenko as telling reporters in the western city of Lviv. Savchenko’s new movement is called RUNA — an acronym for the Movement of Ukraine’s Active People.

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