The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for human rights, Lyudmila Denisova said that they are ready to discuss with Russia any conditions of the exchange of Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov. About Denisov wrote on his page in Facebook.
“I appeal to the Commissioner of the Russian Federation for human rights Tatyana Moskalkova, Chairman of the Council on development of civil society and human rights under the Russian President Mikhail Fedotov to discuss any of the terms of exchange, if only to save Oleg Sentsov. He urgently needed proper medical treatment. I’m ready to depart immediately,” wrote Denisov.
She also asked the responsible persons in Russia “as quickly as possible to provide an aircraft for the transportation of Oleg Sentsov to any hospital, which will be able to provide the necessary medical assistance.”
Earlier, the sister of Oleg Sentsov Natalie Kaplan said that he had received a letter from the Ukrainian. In this letter, Sentsov said that “he almost never gets up and the end is near”. At the same time, the Russian office of the Ombudsman argue that the condition of Sentsov relatively stable.
In turn, the Ukrainian lawyer Dmitry Dinze said that according to his information, Sentsov not going to release from a Russian prison. On the eve Dinze said about the deterioration of Sentsov: it strongly decreased hemoglobin, leading to anemia, and very low pulse. Oleg bad heart, and twice tried to persuade to go to the hospital.
However, the Federal service of execution of punishments of the Russian Federation for Yamalo-Nenets district said that health workers visiting daily Sentsov and his health condition is satisfactory. In addition, according to the lawyer of the political prisoner, the chief physician of hospital in the Russian town of Labytnangi threatened Oleg Sentsov to tie it up and force stuffed with medicines and artificial nutrition.
Recall that Sentsov and Kolchenko was detained by Russian law enforcement in Crimea in may 2014. In August 2015 the North Caucasus district military court in Rostov-on-don sentenced. to 20 years and Kolchenko – to 10 years in prison. They are accused of terrorist activities.
On may 14 of this year, Oleg Sentsov was on a hunger strike to demand the release of all Ukrainian political prisoners, who are in Russian prisons. Today, August 8, continuing the 87th day of his hunger strike.