Ukraine news: Navalny urged the Russian President to exchange. according to the principle “all for all”, then “Putin’s praise of the Western newspaper”.
Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny has urged the Russian authorities to release from prison in Russia Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov who is on hunger strike demanding the release of all illegally detained Ukrainians in Russia.
In a statement Navalny expresses concern that Oleg Sentsov will not survive a hunger strike in a Russian prison, reports radio Liberty.
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“Oleg Sentsov will die. Alone in his cell, thousands of miles away from loved ones. Die, knowing that his case is fully rigged, the blame for him there. He’s certainly not a terrorist. Before dying, would torture him – we understand what “force-feeding” in a Russian prison. Those who do not read the memoirs of Soviet dissidents,” wrote Navalny . He called on the President of Russia Vladimir Putin to exchange. according to the principle “all for all”, then “Putin’s praise of the Western newspaper”.
As reported, on may 14 Sentsov announced an indefinite hunger strike demanding the release of all Ukrainian prisoners held in Russian prisons. On may 29, counsel for the convicted man said that the condition of Sentsov stable, he receives supporting therapy. Details, what kind of therapy yet. The lawyer promised to find them during a visit to the colony, in which contain Sentsov, June 4.