Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov did not explain the situation around the Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov, accused of plotting terrorist attacks in 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 correspondents 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.
at the end of December 2014, the Lefortovo court of Moscow extended until the eleventh of April 2015, the term of arrest of Ukrainian film Director Sentsov, who is accused of preparing terrorist acts in the Crimea.
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 were also charged with the attempted organization 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.