Wednesday, June 1 2016 23:05 EEST
Shcherbachov decided to name one of the Himalayan mountains after Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko
Ukraine, War in Ukraine, Russia, military, War in Donbass, Nadiya Savchenko, conflict with Russia, Nepal, government

From today outstanding Ukrainian pilot and member of the Verkhovna Rada has a mountain which was named after her.

Ukraine today reports on Facebook:

Sports Journalist Valentin Scherbachov reports that Himalayan mountain know has a name of Nadiya Savchenko.
He decided to do it in order to underline her courage and fortitude. She is the only female aviator who was fighting against the dictator’s regime in Russia.

There are also peak named after Ukraine’s heroes.

Now, the government of Nepal has constituted an official permission which allows to name one of the mountains ‘Nadiya’

Football competitions between Nepal and Ukraine were held about 20 times and local people are aware of Ukraine and its conflict with Russia.

During the 2014 War in Donbass, Savchenko, a first lieutenantin the Ukrainian Ground Forces, served as instructor with a volunteer infantry unit,Aidar Battaloin. In June, 2014 she was captured by pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraineand handed over to Russia, where she was accused of having directed artillery fire that killed two Russian state-television journalistsat at the positions of pro-Russian forces in Ukraine and sentenced to 22 years imprisonment. 

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