At the building of the Russian Embassy in Kiev held a rally in support of Ukrainian Residents Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko, who was sentenced by a Russian court in the case Of the terrorist attacks in Crimea to 20 and 10 years imprisonment respectively.
"the Embassy gathered a few dozen active participants: they are friends of active participants and people from the occupied Crimea and caring Ukrainians who are observing the situation now, "reports TV channel" 112 Ukraine ". VIDEO
The protesters claim that is unlikely to somehow affect the court's decision, however, believe that any public support still needs to attract the attention of universal brotherhood and not to let people get sued for such a long period of time, according to their vision, unreasonably. As told RIA "news" a press-the Embassy Secretary of Russia in Ukraine Oleg Grishin, " about 80 people are picketing the building of the Russian Embassy in Kiev ". The action takes place quietly. First Tuesday of the North-Caucasian district military court has pronounced a sentence to the Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in prison for organizing terrorist acts in Crimea, Kolchenko sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment. The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko tried to convince Sentsov not to lose heart. Remember, in may of last year, the FSB announced the arrest Of members of subversive groups "Right sector*" preparing terrorist acts in Yalta, Simferopol and Sevastopol. Among them was also a Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov. Regarding captured Oleg Sentsov, Gennady Afanasiev, Alexei Cirne, Alexander Kolchenko was prosecuted under the criminal code under part 2 of article 205 (terrorist act), part 2 of article 205. 4 (brotherhood terrorist Organization and participation in it), part 3 of article 222 (illegal circulation of firearms) of the criminal code. In the "Right sector" revealed that the suspects are not members of a radical nationalist movement. December 25 last year, the court sentenced the defendant in the case Of preparation of terrorist acts in the Crimea Gennady Afanasyeva to seven years in prison. On April 21, the court also recognized Cirne guilty of organizing terrorist acts in Simferopol on the Day of Victory in 2014 and sentenced to seven years in prison.
* Organization, relative to which a court has adopted the legally effective conclusion Of destruction or prohibition of the activities on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"