The Ministry of justice assured the refusal to give Ukraine prisoners Oleg Sentsov and Oleksandr Kolchenko due to the fact that they have Russian citizenship, the Ministry said.
about it informs RIA " News ".
on the last working day of the week Deputy Minister of justice of Ukraine Sergei Petukhov said that the Russian Federation refused to Kiev in the transfer of the convict in the Russian Federation Ukrainian Oleg Sentsov. In a public letter to them from the Ministry of justice of Russia stated that Sentsov has been granted Russian citizenship, for this reason his transfer is impossible. The sister of Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov Natalie Kaplan said that her brother is only the passport of the citizen of Ukraine, and on granting Russian citizenship, its just a " fait accompli ". In may 2014 the FSB announced the arrest of members of a subversive group " Right sector* ", prepared terrorist acts in Yalta, Simferopol and Sevastopol. Among them were Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov. Against Sentsov and Gennady Afanasyeva, Alexei Chirniya, Oleksandr Kolchenko, was prosecuted in the UK under Part 2 of article 205 (terrorist act), Part 2 of article 205. 4 (Organization of the terrorist brotherhood and participation), Part 3 of article 222 (illegal arms trafficking) of the criminal code. In the last month of summer last year Severo-the Caucasian district military court has recognized Sentsov guilty to preparing terrorist acts in Crimea, and sentenced him to 20 years punishment. Kolchenko received 10 years sentence. Chirny and Afanasyev had received 7 years in prison.
* Organization, regarding which the court accepted entered into legal force of the conclusion About destruction or prohibition of activity on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"