The President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov did not explain the situation around the Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted on charges Of preparing terrorist acts in the Crimea.
"I traditionally can't And have no right to explain the court's decision. And not be able to do it naturally to the question, "- said Peskov, answering the question of how the authorities relate to what human rights activists call a political case against Sentsov, And can be whether consideration of appeals in his defense, reports RIA " Novosti ". Remember, 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. 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. Poroshenko promised to secure the release of Sentsov in the framework of the Minsk agreements. The Ukrainian leader also tried to convince Sentsov not to lose heart.
* 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"