The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has awarded prisoners in Russia Ukrainian Director and activist with the order " for courage ", informs the press service of the President.
first of the North-Caucasian district military court sentenced the Director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in prison on charges of organizing terrorist acts in Crimea, the activist Alexander Kolchenko received 10 years of imprisonment. Protection Sentsov challenged the verdict by filing an appeal in the Supreme court of the Russian Federation.
As reported by the press service, the relevant decree was signed on Thursday, September 24.
"Manager awarded Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko the order "for courage" of I degree ", - reported in the report.
first in mass media appeared the message As if the negotiations for the exchange Director Oleg Sentsov and activist Oleksandr Kolchenko 2 arrested in Ukraine Russian citizens.
Ukrainian Military in the Donbass tied Like 2 Russian military on may 16. In the Russian defense Ministry said the detainees - Alexander Erofeev and Evgeny Aleksandrov - are residents of the Russian Federation, but at the time of detention they were not active military personnel military power of the Russian Federation. More recently, the court in Kiev passed the decision on placing under arrest of Russian citizens.