Russia blocking access to imprisoned film director


Oleh Sentsov

Russia is not allowing the Ukrainian side to contact and help the well-known Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov, who had been detained in Crimea by the Russian FSB (intelligence service) and then transferred to a prison in Moscow, reports the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office (PGO) in Ukraine, June 20.

According to the PGO statement, “any attempt by competent authorities of our country to establish contact with our citizen and to ensure that he receives all available consular services guaranteed by international conventions are being blatantly ignored by authorities of the Russian Federation.” Continue reading


Ukraine demands right to visit citizens detained in Moscow


Statement by the Information Policy Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine regarding the issue of Ukrainian citizens detained in Moscow, including Oleh Sentsov, June 11, 2014

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and the Embassy of Ukraine in the Russian Federation are continuing to take comprehensive measures to ensure the consular protection of the rights and interests of Oleh Sentsov and other citizens of Ukraine who are being held in prison in Moscow on false charges. Continue reading

Solidäritätsaktion mit O. Sentsow und A. Koltschenko, Berlin 5.06 (Video)

Euromaidan Wache Berlin

Mitte Mai wurden auf der von der Russischen Föderation okkupierten Insel Krim ein breiter Terror gegen die Zivilgesellschaft eingesetzt.
Mehrere AktivistInnen wurden verprügelt, gefoltert, verhaftet, sogar umgebracht.
Unter den verhafteten sind ein bekannter Regisseur Oleg Sentsow und antifaschistischer Aktivist Alexander Koltschenko.

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Ukraine demands meeting with film director detained in Russia


Film director Oleh Sentsov

Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs delivered a note to the Russian chargé d’affaires demanding that a  meeting be arranged with the film director Oleh Sentsov, who has been detained by the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation. Continue reading