The Deputy Minister of justice of Ukraine Sergey Petukhov announced the response of the Ministry of justice of Russia Of the request to transfer the convict to Kiev in Russia Oleg Sentsov, which says that Sentsov has acquired Russian citizenship and its transfer is impossible.
"Sentsov received Russian citizenship.(…) due to the fact that Oleg Sentsov is a Russian citizen, the transfer to Ukraine of the convicted person in Accordance with the Convention On the transfer of sentenced persons of 1983 is impossible, " – reported in the document published on the page Petukhov on Facebook.
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 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 was purchased 10 years punishment. 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"