The U.S. Embassy to Russia calls for release of Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted for terrorism
MOSCOW, August 10. /TASS/ — Also, the Embassy has asked Russia to release Ukrainian and other prisoners on humanitarian grounds.
The U.S. Embassy to Russia calls for release of convicted terrorism Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov, which 14 may lead a hunger strike.
“We remain seriously concerned over the deteriorating condition of Oleg Sentsov. Urge Russia to release Sentsov and other Ukrainian prisoners on humanitarian grounds”, — stated in the message.
Earlier Friday, members of the public oversight Commission of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district (YANAO) visited the colony Sentsov. As have informed in a press-service UFSIN po YANAO, human rights activists asked him about the health conditions receive medical care. During the conversation, “no complaints from the convicted person is not enrolled”, and the offer of volunteers to transfer to the municipal hospital Sentsov “refused, citing the fact that the patient himself does not believe”.
Severo-the Caucasian district military court on 25 August 2015 sentenced. to 20 years in a strict regime colony. As established a consequence and court, he created a terrorist group operating in the Crimea. In the spring of 2014, the participants made in Simferopol two terrorist attacks: arson offices of the public organization “Russian community of Crimea” and the regional branch of “United Russia”.