Savchenko expected to return to Ukraine "within hours"
The plane with Savchenko took off for Kyiv.
Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko who has been illegally convicted in Russia may return to Ukraine this afternoon.
The presidential aircraft carrying Nadiya Savchenko will depart from Rostov-on-Don, Russia, simultaneously with another aircraft, which will carry Russian intelligence officers Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeev, who have been pardoned by President Petro Poroshenko.
Reportedly, Nadiya Savchenko may arrive in Ukraine within hours.