The Network has released the first footage of Sentsov after hunger strike

The Network has released the first footage of Sentsov after hunger strike

Oleg Sentsov © REN TV


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The Director looked thin and pale and lost a couple of teeth.

The Network has released the first video from Ukrainian Director and political prisoner Oleg Sentsova after they declared a hunger strike.

Shots were taken in a penal colony in the Russian town of Labytnangi in the Arctic circle, on the 18th day of the hunger strike of Ukrainian. In the video he spoke with a Russian politician Ksenia Sobchak and her mother, the Senator Lyudmila Narusova. Now Sentsov hunger strike for 61 days.

The video was first published by Russian propaganda media on 3 June – fragments used in the story “REN TV” on the re-enactment of the murder of journalist Arkady Babchenko. Ukrainian media, in particular, “Crimea Realities”, drew attention to the footage just now.

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The video Sentsov says he lost a couple of teeth.

“This is an exaggeration. Dropped a couple of teeth and kresilas. This is such a moments. Old age, North. There is not a sanatorium, but I don’t have scurvy, don’t worry”, – he stressed.

This is the first video Sentsov from the colony for the last two years.

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 for termination is the release of all Ukrainian political prisoners who are on the territory of the Russian Federation.

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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 Dinze.

Sentsov refused to ask Putin for pardon. During the strike he had lost 15 kg of weight.

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