MOSCOW – Moscow risking a new confrontation with the West. That turns to the Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who is already 89 days of a hunger strike holds in his cell in Siberia, and according to his neighbors at any moment can die.
Oleg Sentsov would be as a result of his hunger strike on the edge of life and death hovering.
Sentsov, born in the Crimea, was soon after the Russian annexation of the peninsula in 2014 was arrested and sentenced to 20 years of penal colony with reinforced regime, because he would have been a statue of Lenin to blow up.
This spring he stopped eating to the Kremlin under pressure to convert, 64 political prisoners to get free. The condition of the 42-year-old Sentsov, who is all the fault denies and says during his interrogation to have been tortured, according to his neighbors now truly alarming.
“He has 30 pounds lost and is aware that he can quickly die”, his lawyer Dmitry Dinze know.
The Kremlin is risking the death of Sentsov an unmitigated pr disaster, right now, the image of Russia due to the recent world cup football in the world is somewhat polished. Among them, president Putin called on the director to release, for example, his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron.
But according to Sentsovs attorney Dinze has the Kremlin already decided to have his client die: “To give him a lesson to show others who are in the jail.”
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