Sentsov refused to ask for clemency


Oleg Sensoface: Sergei Pivovarov / RIA Novosti

Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov, which is the fourth month on hunger strike in the colony “White bear” in Labytnangi, will not write petitions for pardon. About this in his Telegram, the channel said Pavel Chikov, head of the international human rights organization “Agora”, which protects lawyers Ukrainian Director in Russian and international courts.

“The regime can not bend and not break. But there will be Oleg to write any petitions, it’s obvious”, — he wrote.

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov August 15 declared vexatious accusations against the Russian authorities on the issue of pardon Sentsov, Recalling that according to the current legislation to refuse a pardon, if this was not the request of the convicted person, it is impossible.

In early July, it was reported that after two months of hunger strike, the convict lost 15 kilograms, with a height of 190 centimeters and its weight was 75 kilograms. He recorded anemia and reduced heart rate: 40 beats per minute. The prisoner was twice offered to go to the hospital because of heart problems, but he refused. 9 Aug was posted actual photos Sentsov: because baggy clothes can not see a silhouette, but the face was haggard.

In August 2015 Sentsov was convicted of several arsons and attacks in the Crimea and Simferopol and was sentenced to 20 years in a strict regime. His guilt he did not recognize. Enclosed 14 may declared an indefinite hunger strike demanding to be released from Russian colonies of Ukrainian political prisoners, which he himself relates, in spite of Russian citizenship — Sentsov lived in the Crimea after joining the Peninsula to Russia automatically became a Russian citizen.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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