Alexander Shishlo. The European Parliament in plenary session on Thursday in Strasbourg adopted by a majority vote a resolution condemning and criminalizing in the form of illegitimate sentences Estonian counterintelligence officer the Aston Kohver, Ukrainian film Director Oleh Sentsov and socially active party, Alexander Kolchenko.
valaisiana was broadcast on the Internet. For the resolution voted 378 deputies of the European Parliament, against - 111.
in the case of Kohora MEPs called his conviction "the failures of international law and basic norms of justice" and called to cancel the judgment for the immediate release of a convict from prison and provide him a safe return to Estonia.
relatively Sentsov and Kolchenko in the decision of the European Parliament argues that law and justice in the Russian Federation are used as "political tools" and is a call for their immediate release and return to Ukraine. Thus require MEPs to investigate the testimony of the convicts about the use of torture, providing openness and implications for international professionals.
deputies called for the "release of all illegally seized the Inhabitants of Ukraine, and among them of Hope Savchenko" in Accordance with the Minsk agreements and the obligation of the parties " to release all hostages and all who was arrested in connection with the conflict in Ukraine."
The resolution also points to the need for compliance with the Russian courts in the international legal obligations of Russia, including avoidance of political Scrivania in the work of the judiciary.
in addition, the paper argues that in Russia the situation with observance of human rights and main democratic freedoms.
An Estonian citizen Aston cover sentenced in Russia to fifteen years imprisonment for espionage. Citizens of Ukraine Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko were sentenced North-Caucasian district military court to 20 and 10 years in prison respectively for the organization of terrorist acts in the Crimea. Ukrainian girl Nadezhda Savchenko, accused of belonging to the death of Russian correspondents in the Donbass.