Ukrainian jailed military officer Nadezhda Savchenko listens to her lawyer Ilya Novikov as she stands in a glass cage during a court hearing in a town of Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, on Thursday, March 3, 2016. (AP Photo)
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A Ukrainian woman pilot, on trial in Russia on charges of complicity in the killing of two Russian journalists, told a court Thursday she was going on hunger strike to protest at the length of what she said was an unjust legal process.Nadezhda Savchenko, 34, had been expected to deliver a final speech to the court in southern Russia in her trial, but the judge abruptly adjourned proceedings until March 9, even though the session still had some time to run.Savchenko's defence lawyer Ilya Novikov called her case a "show trial".State prosecutors' allegations center on Savchenko's conduct during the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine pitting pro-Kremlin rebels against the Ukrainian army.
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