Putin pardoned convicted for treason Oksana, Sebastiai

Putin pardoned convicted for treason Oksana, Sebastiai

Moscow. March 7. INTERFAX.RU — the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to pardon Oksana, Sebastini, said Tuesday the press service of the Kremlin.

“Guided by humanitarian principles, I decree to pardon, Sebastiai Oksana Valer’evna, born in 1970, sentenced 3 March 2016 Krasnodar regional court, freeing her from further punishment in form of imprisonment”, — is spoken in the text of the decree.

This decree shall enter into force five days from the day of its official publication.

Krasnodar regional court of 3 March 2016 recognized Sewaside guilty of high treason (article 275 of the criminal code) and sentenced to seven years in prison for the fact that in 2008, while in Sochi, she sent a sms to his friend in Georgia about the movement of military equipment in the direction of Abkhazia.

President Vladimir Putin at a press conference on 23 December 2016 expressed the view that the sentence is harsh, and in the case of Sebastini need to understand.

I honestly don’t know the details. But if she wrote something in her sms, she wrote what I saw, have seen it all, and so it was really no big secrets.Vladimir Putin

The President stressed that he will try to understand the business and understand the essence of the proposed supernumerary charges.

As reported, the defender of Sewaside did not appeal her sentence. 22 February, the Council of lawyer chamber of Krasnodar region agreed with the existence of irregularities in the work of the lawyer of the defendant.