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
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
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