Federal service of execution of punishments of the Russian Federation will force to feed the Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov, if the refusal of food would threaten his life. About this in comments to the Russian “Interfax” reported the Secretary of the Public monitoring Commission of Moscow, Ivan Melnikov.
“100 days of hunger strike is very difficult, it (Sentsov), of course, to use mixtures, otherwise I would have died. The Federal service of execution of punishments has its own rules, and if his life is in danger, it will feed forcibly”, – said Melnikov.
We will remind, sentenced by a Russian court to 20 years of imprisonment for allegedly planning terrorist attacks in annexed Crimea, the Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov starves the 100th day. He went on hunger strike on 14 may this year.
Its main requirement for the Russian authorities to release 64 Ukrainian political prisoners held in Russian prisons.
According to the latest information, Sentsov going through the 3rd crisis and his health is in critical condition. Earlier the lawyer Sentsov Dmitry Dinze said that he lost 30 lbs. Started having problems with heart, kidneys and liver.
According to the doctors, the 4th crisis, which is characterized by organ failure, can occur at any moment.
At the same time in Russia claim that Sentsov is awake, reads books, watches TV, etc.
On Tuesday, August 14, Sentsov was attended by Russian human rights activist Zoya Svetova. She said that Sentsov calls your status “predcitions”.