Tag: Oleg Sentsov

Release Ukrainian filmmaker #OlegSentsov

Release Ukrainian filmmaker #OlegSentsov

| July 3, 2018

Statement by the Board of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker, was arrested by the Russian security services in May 2014 on terrorism charges after protesting the Russia’s annexation of Crimea. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison in August 2015 after a trial marred with procedural violations. Prominent Russian […]

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#Ukraine: Foreign affairs ministry protests to Russian Federation over treatment of citizens

#Ukraine: Foreign affairs ministry protests to Russian Federation over treatment of citizens

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has expressed, through the following statement, its resolute protest to the Russian Federation in connection with the ongoing repressions, illegal detentions, searches, arrests, tortures and ill-treatment of the citizens of Ukraine.  “Despite the repeated calls by Ukraine and the international community demanding the immediate release of the illegally […]

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Oleg Sentsov: Ukrainian filmmaker and political prisoner in Russia

Oleg Sentsov: Ukrainian filmmaker and political prisoner in Russia

| January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

On behalf of the Open Dialog Foundation, please find below the latest update on the case of  Ukrainian activists, from Simferopol, Crimea, currently detained as political prisoners in Russia. The attached report describes particularly the case of Ukrainian filmmaker, Oleg Sentsov, who faces up to 20 years in prison. The Open Dialog Foundation calls on members of the European […]

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Opinion: Free Oleg Sentsov

Opinion: Free Oleg Sentsov

Oleg Sentsov, Ukrainian film director, screenwriter, producer and pro-Ukrainian activist and three other activists were unlawfully kidnapped from the occupied territory of Crimea by the Russian FSB agents.  All four activists were kidnapped in May, in Crimea. For days nobody knew anything about their whereabouts, as they were being kept secretly in detention by the […]

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