The YANAO administration denied the information about the departure from the colony.
Moscow. August 12. INTERFAX.RU the Main Directorate of the FSIN of Russia for the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district denies that the conviction Oleg Sentsov left the colony, said on Sunday “Interfax” the press service of the regional Department.
“The fact that the convict Sentsov allegedly left the colony, does not correspond to reality,” — said the Agency interlocutor. According to him, Sentsov is in prison and continues the hunger strike.
Earlier, Russian journalist Victoria Ivleva said that because of the administrative center of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district — Salekhard late in the evening on Saturday flew the aircraft on Board which could be Sentsov.
As reported, the North-Caucasian district military court in Rostov-on-don in August 2015 sentenced Oleg Sentsov, detained in Crimea in 2014, to 20 years in a penal colony on charges of terrorism.
Sentsov has been on hunger strike, demanding release of all Ukrainians detained in Russia “for political reasons”. Relatives Sentsov declare serious deterioration of his health.
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