Sands spoke about the petition.
Moscow. 15 Aug. INTERFAX.RU — IN the Kremlin did not receive the requests of the Director Oleg Sentsov pardon, so to speak refuse this procedure correctly, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
At the same time Peskov noted that at the moment he has nothing more to add on the question of Sentsov.
Earlier, the Ukrainian TV channel “Public TV” said the mother. received from the Department on ensuring the constitutional rights of citizens in the administration of the President of the Russian Federation’s request to pardon the son. It noted that “the clemency process begins with a personal petition of the convicted person for pardon, which refers to the President of the Russian Federation in writing through the administration of the correctional institution where he is serving a sentence”.
The answer some media interpreted as the Kremlin’s refusal to pardon Sentsov.
Severo-the Caucasian district military court in Rostov-na-Donu in August 2015 sentenced Sentsov, detained in Crimea in 2014 to 20 years of a colony preparing for a terrorist attack.
Sentsov 14 may 2018 on a hunger strike to demand the release of all Ukrainians detained in Russia.