Ukrainian lawmaker and former national hero Nadia Savchenko, who is in jail pending trial on charges of plotting a coup d'etat against the government of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, announced on April 17 that she would resume a hunger strike.

According to her lawyer, Oleg Solovey, Savchenko had agreed to stop her hunger strike for three days to undergo a lie-detector test. However, during the polygraph exam on April 13,  she fainted and later vowed to resume her hunger strike as soon...


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