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A Russian court Thursday jailed two Ukrainians for up to 22 years for fighting in the 1990s Chechnya war in a controversial case that their lawyers said involved torture.The North Caucasus region fought two wars with Moscow but is now ruled by a pro-Kremlin figure, Ramzan Kadyrov.Their lawyer Ilya Novikov also represented Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who was freed on Wednesday in a prisoner swap with two alleged Russian soldiers who fought in eastern Ukraine.Russia says the duo were fighting Russian soldiers as part of a squad from the Ukrainian nationalist organisation UNA-UNSO.The case reportedly rests on the testimony of a single Ukrainian who is already serving a long sentence in a Russian jail.
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