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3 Weeks After a Hero's Welcome Ukraine's Savchenko Has to Combat Accusations She Is a Russian Agent (Video)

That didn't take long


Ukrainian military aviator Nadia Savchenko said she would take a lie-detector test to silence critics that have suggested she might be a double agent for Russia.

Savchenko spent nearly two years in Russian captivity before she was released in May.

After receiving a hero's welcome and being sworn in as a lawmaker, recent polls show a dip in her popularity.

Speaking to Oleksandr Lashchenko, host of RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service program Saturday Interview, Savchenko accused some Ukrainian media of misrepresenting her.

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