Sands: I have nothing to add

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The Kremlin refused to pardon convicted for terrorism Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsova, as he did not ask for pardon in person. About it in the comment journalists were reported by the speaker of the presidential administration, Dmitry Peskov, says RBC.

Journalists were reminded that sand about the situation with the pardon the extra fractional people’s Deputy Hope Savchenko, which in Russia was convicted of involvement in the death of Russian journalists in the Donbass, and later pardoned a personal request.

Peskov called incorrect phrase that the Kremlin Sentsov refused to pardon because of the request from the Director was not.

“I have nothing to add,” – said the speaker of the Kremlin.

July 13, it became known that to pardon son Putin asked the mother of Ludmila Sentsova. In the Kremlin promised to consider the petition of the mother. when it comes to the office of the President of the Russian Federation.

Previously, the press Secretary of the Kremlin Dmitry Peskov said that Sentsov must initiate the issue of his pardon. Lawyer of the political prisoner Dmitry Dinze said that the Ukrainian filmmaker will not do.

Savchenko, who fought in the Donbass in the composition of the Ukrainian battalion “Aidar”, was captured by militants in June 2014 in the Luhansk region, and then exported to Russia. In March 2016, it was recognized by Russian court as a guilty of involvement in the murder of journalists in the Luhansk region and sentenced to 22 years in prison.

May 25, 2016, after a two-year imprisonment in a Russian prison and being pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin Savchenko is back in Ukraine. It was exchanged on the Russian military Evgeny Erofeev and Alexander Alexandrov, who was arrested in may 2015 in Luhansk region and in April 2016, were found guilty of waging aggressive war.