Savchenko plans to become independent politician

17:39, 26 November 2016

Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko is determined to start an independent political career.

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"I won't join any party. I am becoming an independent politician. I am opening my own foundation," Savchenko said on the Shuster Live TV program on Friday evening, according to Ukrainska Pravda.

Read alsoSavchenko urges Trump to 'strengthen' Russia sanctionsAt the same time, Savchenko reiterated that she was not planning to leave the Batkivshchyna faction in the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada.

Savchenko is also ready to run for president of Ukraine if there are early elections.

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