A rally in support of Ukrainian Residents Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko, convicted by the Russian court in the case of the terrorist attacks in Crimea, held Tuesday at the building of the Russian Embassy in Kiev.
according to TV channel " the ", " at 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." Activists are holding photographs of convicted. As informs television channel, to join the picket fresh citizens.
"Activists claim that they are unlikely to rally 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, unreasonable ", - is informed in the report.
As said Last news press Secretary of the Russian Embassy in Ukraine Oleg Grishin, " about 80 people are picketing the building of the Russian Embassy in Kiev ". The action is calm, he said.
On Tuesday, the North Caucasus district military court sentenced a Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in prison for organizing terrorist acts in Crimea, Kolchenko sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment.
Two other defendant in this case is Alex and He is Gennady Afanasiev already received 7 years of imprisonment.
By assumption of the investigation, Sentsov created in Crimea terrorist Commonwealth, was a structural subdivision banned in Russia as extremist movement " Right sector ", for the release of the Peninsula from Russia. According to the SC, the defendants from April to may 2014 was set on fire in Simferopol offices of the public organization "Russian community of Crimea" and the local branch of the party " United Russia ". The defendants are also accused of seeking the organization's may 9 2014 the explosion of the monument to Lenin in Simferopol.
"Right sector" Ukrainian Association of radical nationalist organizations. In January and February 2014 the Taliban participated in battles with the police and the seizure of administrative buildings, and with April - in the suppression of protests in the East of Ukraine. In November 2014, the Supreme court has recognized the Union of right-wing extremist organization and banned its activities on the territory of the Russian Federation. In January, the "Right sector" made in the register is prohibited in Russia organizations. First in Russia against the leader of the movement Dmitry Yarosh has been prosecuted under the criminal code for incitement of terrorist activity.