Russia's Supreme court on Tuesday will see the appeal against the sentence of Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsova and the defendant in the case, Alexander Kolchenko, said Last news lawyer Svetlana Sidorkina.
The North Caucasus district military court in the last month of summer passed sentence Sentsov to 20 years in prison. Kolchenko received 10 years of imprisonment. Two helper of the case - Alexey Chirniy and Gennadiy Afanasyev - received 7 years of imprisonment.
By assumption the investigation, the created Sentsov in Crimea a terrorist community, which is a structural subdivision is prohibited in the Russian Federation movement " Right sector ", to the exit of the Peninsula from Russia. According to the SC, the accused between April and may 2014 in Simferopol, set fire to the offices of the public organization "Russian community of Crimea" and the local branch of the party " United Russia ". The defendants were also charged in the attempt to organize a may 9, 2014 the explosion of the monument to Lenin in Simferopol.