Category Archives: Sentsov

Don’t trust Russia, Sentsov warns Europe ahead of Normandy summit

Freed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov warned Europeans against attempts to thaw ties with Russia as he belatedly received his 2018 Sakharov Prize, the European Parliament’s annual human rights award, on Tuesday (26 November). Sentsov was sentenced to 20 years in prison for “plotting terrorist acts” against the Russian “de facto” rule in Crimea. Amnesty International has described the court process

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Putin seeks to put Donbas on Ukraine’s neck like a collar – Sentsov

21:20, 16 November 2019 The film director believes that there can be no successful reintegration of Donbas while Putin is in power in Russia. Former Russian political prisoner, Ukrainian film director and activist Oleh Sentsov believes that Russian President Vladimir Putin does not want to give the occupied Donbas back to Ukraine, but rather turn it into Ukraine’s collar. In

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‘They Tried to Break Me, Then Offered Me a Deal,’ Sentsov Says of Russian Imprisonment

Oleg Sentsov was the most high-profile prisoner among the 35 Ukrainian detainees who returned home last month in exchange for 35 prisoners wanted by Russia. The 43-year-old filmmaker was detained in Crimea in 2014 and sentenced to 20 years in a Russian maximum security prison on terrorism charges he says were trumped up. The European Union said Sentsov’s case was

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Sentsov: All significant battles in Donbas were fought by Russian army

Oleh Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker who until recently was imprisoned in Russia, has described his conversations with militants from Russia and from the Donetsk People’s Republic while in prison. They did not hide the fact that, from the very start of the aggression, all of the fighting against the Armed Forces of Ukraine was done by the Russian Army. Regular Russian

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Seeing Putin in Hague court is my little dream, – Sentsov

He must be punished for downed Boeing and for crimes against Ukraine, Sentsov believes Oleg Sentsov, who was previously freed from Russian imprisonment, believes that it would be fair if Russian President Vladimir Putin responded for his crimes in the Hague court. Sentsov added that this was his little dream. He stated this in an interview with Deutsche Welle. “This

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