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Russia opens trial of jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko: Court

 Russia on Thursday opened the high-profile trial of jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, a hugely controversial case that could send ties between Moscow and Kiev to a new low.

China jails anti-corruption activists after high-profile trial

Three Chinese activists who campaigned for government officials to disclose their wealth were jailed on Thursday in the culmination of a high-profile trial that underscores Beijing`s resolve to clamp down on dissent.