Poroshenko pledges to retake Crimea, Donbas the way Savchenko returned

17:41, 25 May 2016
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko pledges to retake Russian-occupied Crimea and Donbas the same way captive pilot Nadia Savchenko has been returned to Ukraine.

Poroshenko is hopeful about retaking Donbas and Crimea / Photo from UNIAN

"We will retake Crimea and Donbas and restore Ukrainian sovereignty there the way we've returned Nadezhda," Poroshenko said.

The president said that Savchenko is a symbol of pride and an invincible Ukraine.

Read alsoPutin explains why he "pardons" SavchenkoSavchenko returned to Ukraine on May 25, 2016.

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