Oleg Sensoface: Sergei Pivovarov / RIA Novosti
Starving in a Russian prison Ukrainian film Director Oleg Sentsov told about the state of his health. This is stated in its letter to human rights activists Nikolai and Tatiana Shchur, reports “Gromadske”.
About me here is well taken care of. The doctor constantly examines, analyzes, tests, IVS. As for the fourth week of the flight, the pilot feels normal! Next, we’ll see, but understand that I will not back down, so prepare options for the further preservation of my health. So this does not worry, — he wrote.
14 may Sentsov, who is serving a sentence in colony Yamal “polar bear”, declared an indefinite hunger strike. The only condition for ending the protest, he called the release of all Ukrainian prisoners held in Russia.
Russian security services detained the Director on may 11, 2014 on charges of preparing attacks in the Crimea. According to investigators, Sentsov accomplices, being members of the banned in Russia “Right sector” were preparing a series of explosions in Simferopol on may 9 of that year. Also, he was accused of setting fire to offices of the “Russian community of Crimea” and “United Russia”. In August 2015 the North Caucasus district military court sentenced him to 20 years in prison. Sentsov denies his guilt.
Immediately after the arrest of the Director of the Ukrainian foreign Ministry expressed its indignation and demanded his immediate release. Subsequently, the Ukrainian leadership has repeatedly called the case of Sentsov fabricated and violate international law. Similar statements were made by the representatives of the EU, the US and Western non-governmental organizations.
Video, photo All from Russia.