European Commissioner for European neighbourhood policy and negotiations to expand Johannes Hahn called on Russia to release illegally detained film Director Oleg Sentsov for the award of Sakharov.
About this he wrote on Twitter.
It is now known that next week a prisoner in Russia Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov will be awarded the Sakharov prize.
“Next week, the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov will be awarded the Sakharov prize of the European Parliament. Sentenced to 20 years in prison, he will not be able to personally receive the award. So I re-called to release Sentsov to receive the Sakharov prize,” wrote Khan.
However, it should be noted that relatives of the wrongfully convicted in Russia journalist Roman Sushchenko received a letter from collection point to the prison “Matrosskaya Tishina” in Moscow.
Russian jailers were transported illegally convicted Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko in the SIZO “Matrosskaya Tishina” in Moscow.
According to the girl, this is the latest news about her father’s whereabouts. At the same time, it remains unclear where Sushchenko sent on.
“Got a welcome letter from our Roman Sushchenko from Matrosskaya Tishina, dated 11 Oct. He arrived there on Sunday, 7 October. Said that, most likely, will be there for 10 days, the final place of punishment of the father is not known, actually, this supposedly also none of the employees of this prison. In the chamber with him were three more people,” she said.
It is worth noting that Roman Sushchenko, in violation of international rules was detained September 30, 2016 in Moscow, where he arrived on a private trip. October 7, 2016 he was charged with espionage. The FSB of Russia stated that Sushchenko is an employee of the Main intelligence Directorate of the defense Ministry of Ukraine. In the Gur of the Ministry of DEFENSE denied it.
A Russian court June 4, 2018 Sushchenko sentenced to 12 years imprisonment in a strict regime colony, September 12 the Supreme court recognized this decision lawful.”
We will remind, Oleg Sentsov is the winner of prestigious international awards.
As reported by “Know.ia”, Sentsov wrote joyful letters, not fake.
Also “Know.ia”, wrote that Sentsov almost died from starvation, but in a Russian prison think otherwise.
Sentsov is forced to stop the hunger strike because of the critical health condition