Russia urged the media “to delicately illuminate” the subject of health.

Russia urged the media “to delicately illuminate” the subject of health.

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Russian Ombudsman communicated with the prisoner of the Kremlin through the video.

The Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova communicated via video calls with Ukrainian political prisoners, filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, held in a prison in Russia.

She stated TASS.

“I had a conversation with Oleg Sentsov via video. The conversation lasted almost half an hour, talked about his health, about how he communicates with relatives, family. He said that the right to use the calls to communicate with her sister, reads a lot, says that in the colony a good library,” she said.

According to the Ombudsman, Sentsov told her that is constantly doing something to occupy your time and thoughts, writes and reads.

Moskalkova also called on the media to delicately approach the coverage of the topic of the health condition of Sentsov.

“I ask the media as delicately as possible to treat the coverage of health Oleg Sentsov. Recently, there were reports in the media about the fact that Sentsov is in critical condition, but he said today that this question often exaggerate”, she said.

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In addition, the Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation assured that he almost daily receives information about the condition of Sentsov from the doctors of the colony and the Commissioner for human rights in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district, and that during a conversation with Sentsov asked him to refer to it at any time.

“I asked him if you need to contact me, said that they are ready to provide him with necessary assistance”, – concluded Moskalkova, adding that Sentsov had not expressed to her any requests.

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.

On may 28, the Federal service of execution of punishments stated that Sentsov has agreed to supportive therapy.

The Ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova for five days trying to meet Sentsov, however, she refused to even video.

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