Mushroom: I have spent my whole life sick and ill


Former Ukrainian political prisoner to have an operation abroad. He said this in an interview to “BBC Ukraine”, published on 12 September.

“In the near future I need to be screened and treated. “Theophany” is a General hospital. Here can’t provide me with treatment of my disease, to perform the surgery, which can no longer procrastinate. Ukrainian doctors will not take my illness, which for two years has deteriorated. I need treatment, I can only get abroad,” said Mushroom.

According to him, plans to get on a surgery broke in 2017 the FSB.

“I would like to recover. And I have spent my whole life sick and ill. And my condition is constantly deteriorating,” said a former political prisoner.

Father Paul Mushroom said that his son suffers from portal hypertension, requires medical support, the constant rigid diet, normal living conditions, as well as surgery. “If he stays there now and he won’t do the surgery he will die,” – said Igor Grib in March 2019.

24 August 2017 Mushroom, traveled to Gomel (Belarus) to meet with the Russian woman Tatiana Ershova, was kidnapped by employees of FSB of Russia. Two weeks on the whereabouts of Ukrainian was not known. On 7 September the Consulate General of Ukraine in Rostov-on-don received a message from the FSB about the content of the Mushroom in a detention center in Krasnodar.

In March 2019, a Russian court sentenced the Fungus to six years in prison for alleged preparation of a terrorist attack at a school in Sochi.

7 September between Ukraine and the Russian Federation took place the exchange of detainees in the format of “35 by 35”. Among the Ukrainians who have returned, political prisoners Oleg Sentsov, Oleksandr Kolchenko, Mr Baluch, Roman Sushchenko, Nikolai Karpyuk, Stanislav Klich, Paul Mushroom, Eugene gentry, Arthur gentry, Eden Bekirov, Alex Sisonovich and captured by Russia in the Kerch Strait 24 military sailor.