In Russia at the municipal Deputy of Moscow’s Basmanny district Viktor Kotov complained to the Investigation Committee because of the article about the Ukrainian film Director and a political prisoner of the Kremlin Oleg Sentsov, which he wrote for the newspaper “Our Yakimanka”. About it reports “Radio Freedom”.
“The investigators asked Dmitry Zakharov, himself a municipal Deputy. In his words, the article Oleg Sentsov named innocent, and the case against him was fabricated. Zakharov believes that in this way the author “justify terrorism”, – is spoken in the message.
He also asked the Investigative Committee to check Kotova on the “contacts with intelligence agencies of Ukraine”.
Victor Kotov said that on interrogation it has not yet been called. He also said that Zakharov has long been known: at the stage of the campaign, he began to write on the deputies of the complaint on various occasions.
We will remind, Oleg Sentsov was arrested by the FSB in may 2014, after the annexation of Crimea by Russia. He was accused of planning terrorist attacks and were taken to Moscow. There the Director was sentenced to 20 years in prison, despite a lack of evidence.
May 14, 2018 illegally condemned in Russia Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov announced an indefinite hunger strike demanding the release of Ukrainian political prisoners who are in Russia.