Oleg Sentsov refused to seek pardon from the President of Russia

Oleg Sentsov refused to seek pardon from the President of Russia

Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov, who is serving in Russia, a 20-year term, will not ask for pardon from President Vladimir Putin. About it his lawyer Dmitry Dinze 22 Jun told RTVI.

“Sentsov will not write applications and petitions for mercy”, the lawyer added. According to the lawyer, the President of Russia to pardon the Director on the basis of the statement of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.

Prior to that, Dinze told “Interfax” that Sentsov was having problems with the kidney and heart, and most of the time he lies. “Now he pumped three or four liters of nutrient fluids through a catheter because he has all the veins pricked already by the previous procedures,” the lawyer explained.

The Director also refused to stop the hunger strike, on the proposal of the European court of human rights.

Sentsov 14 may declared an indefinite hunger strike in the colony “White bear” in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district, where he is serving the punishment. His demand is to release the 64 Ukrainian political prisoners who are sitting in Russian prisons.

In August 2015 Sentsov was sentenced to 20 years in a strict regime colony. He was found guilty of forming a terrorist community in the Crimea and the preparation of terrorist acts. The guilt, the Director does not recognize.