The President made a statement on prisoners of Kremlin

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at the opening concert of the international project “the Way of friendship. Ravenna-Kiev” said that the world community is demanding the release of Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov and all Ukrainian political prisoners from Russian imprisonment.

“I would also like to recall today one more person, who is now in prison in Russia just because he refused to take the Ukrainian passport, just because he loves Ukraine. His name is Oleg Sentsov. And I also think that we are here together to make words high solidarity with the world, which demands from Putin the immediate release of Sentsov and all political prisoners imprisoned in the Russian Federation and the occupied territories. Freedom to Oleg Sentsov” – said the head Ukrainian state.


  • Lawyer: the Authorities of the Russian Federation sent two petitions Sentsov, one from Europe

We will remind, the Russian side is hiding information about the health held for political reasons, citizens of the Russian Federation. This was stated by the Commissioner of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Liudmyla Denisova.

Earlier in the Kremlin explained why the Ukrainian Ombudsman is not allowed to the Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov.