KYEV, August 22 (WebNoviny.sk) – Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Senkov, who has been rushed since 2015, has been protesting for more than a hundred days. The inhabitant of Crimea is, according to his family, in a serious condition.
The senators hold a hunger strike on Tuesday, August 21 for his release, as well as the release of another 64 Ukrainians imprisoned in Russia, whom he regards as political prisoners.
It is in critical condition
Natalia Kaplan, the filmmaker of Natalia Kaplan, told The Associated Press that Sencov is in a critical care unit in a critical state. But she added that the family does not have complete information about her health.
The Russian authorities who manage prisons and claim the deterioration of Sencov's status denied that they had given him food supplements. Kremlin Ombudsman for the Russian news agency RIA Novosti said they sent to a prison on Monday to a group of doctors to investigate Sencova, and they later found that his condition was satisfactory.
Petro Poroshenko also called for release
On Tuesday, Sencov's prisons protested about 50 people with inscriptions for the Russian embassy building in Kiev "Save Olega Sencova".
Also on Tuesday, the Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, who told the social and microblogging network on Twitter, "Is not the only meeting or international meeting where I do not appeal to world leaders and I do not think they are an initiative and I drive the Kremlin to release Oleha and our other prisoners".
The Russian Senate Military Tribunal sentenced in 2015 to 20 years in prison for alleged planning of terrorist attacks. Many accused of this accusation, however, are politically motivated and a number of personalities from the art world have spoken about it in Russia and abroad.