Ukrainian Ombudsman called on the EU ambassadors to appeal to Putin regarding the release of political prisoners

Ukrainian Ombudsman called on the EU ambassadors to appeal to Putin regarding the release of political prisoners



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Any pressure on Putin is a very good – said Denisov.

Ukrainian Ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova called on the EU ambassadors to appeal to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin that he freed political prisoners that are held in Russia and the occupied Crimea.

She declared on one of Ukrainian TV channels, writes “UKRINFORM”.

“On the eve of the summit “Ukraine-EU” I did today (2 July – ed.) to ambassadors and urged them so they turned to Russian President Putin that he has fulfilled a humanitarian mission and released our political prisoners being held in Russia and the temporarily occupied Crimea” – said the representative of BP on human rights.

“Any pressure on Putin is a very good and still will bring the opportunity for our political prisoners to be home,” – said Denisov.

Ukrainian Ombudsman noted that during the meeting with the EU ambassadors said that despite the agreements that were reached between President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Putin, the Russian side disrupted these arrangements.

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“We offer to implement these agreements, to implement all guarantees that have provided me with President Putin, so I could visit the Ukrainian political prisoners.


I already proposed a “road map” to satisfy both sides – the Russian Ombudsman and me – to carry out the visits. But we stress that this is only possible on the condition of mirror reflection, synchronicity and reciprocity,” she said.

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Recall, 25 August 2016 the Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in a strict regime colony. He was accused in Russia of preparing to commit terrorist acts in Simferopol, Sevastopol and Yalta. May 14, 2018 Sentsov announced an indefinite hunger strike. The only condition of termination is the dismissal of all Ukrainian political prisoners who are on the territory of the Russian Federation.

On may 28, the Federal service of execution of punishments stated that Sentsov has agreed to supportive therapy. This information was confirmed by the Ukrainian lawyer Dmitry DNSe.

May 31, ex-the candidate in presidents of the Russian Federation Ksenia Sobchak said that he had a conversation with Sentsova video. He looked thin and pale, he lost his first two teeth in hunger. Doctors who follow the state of health of the political prisoner, warned that after 30 days of fasting, he will start to fill up the nose the nutrient solution.

The Ombudsman of Ukraine Lyudmila Denisova tried several times to meet with Sentsova, but she refused to even video. Denisov warned of the dangers of fasting. – he almost never gets out of bed. He Sentsov refused to ask Putin to pardon.

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