In the Kremlin promised to consider the appeal of the mother of Oleg Sentsov
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the appeal of the mother of Oleg Sentsov, who was sentenced to 20 years for preparing attacks in the Crimea, will necessarily be considered and will not remain without attention. He also questioned whether it is possible a pardon from a legal point of view, if the Director asks himself.
“If I remember correctly, such cases, the law is not written, — he said.— It specifically stated that needs to happen to initiated the procedure of pardon.”
While Mr. Sands found it difficult to answer the question about why the President of Russia Vladimir Putin was able to pardon a Ukrainian woman-pilot Nadezhda Savchenko and two representatives of the Crimean Tatar people without their personal requests.
“This question lies in the legal plane. I can’t tell you the answer. It’s not in my competence,” — said the press Secretary of the Russian President.
We will remind, Oleg Sentsov 61-day holding an indefinite hunger strike demanding the release of all Ukrainian citizens detained in Russia. He repeatedly refused the offer to write a petition for pardon addressed to President Vladimir Putin.