Sentsov and Kolchenko have arrived in Chelyabinsk SIZO — media

Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko are now in jail No. 3 of the city of Chelyabinsk. Sources said TSN, soon they will be sent to the colonies.

«Kolchenko transferred to the colony of the city of Chelyabinsk and Oleg Sentsov will be transported to Yakutia», — stated in the message.

On 8 February, the media reported that Sentsov and Kolchenko was transferred from the remand prison in Rostov Yakutia and Chelyabinsk in accordance with their place of punishment.

Previously Sentsov’s sister Natalia Kaplan reported that Oleg was transferred on 4 February in Irkutsk and Kolchenko — to Chelyabinsk.

We will remind, on August 25 in Rostov-on-don Severo-the Caucasian district military court has sentenced Oleg Sentsov to 20 years. Activist Oleksandr Kolchenko was sentenced to six years of imprisonment. The Ukrainian was accused of «planning terrorist attacks» in the Russian occupied Crimea.

On 24 November the Supreme court of Russia upheld the decision of the court of first instance against the Ukrainian citizens and Sentsov and Kolchenko sentenced to 20 and 10 colony of strict regime, respectively.

Both in the spring of 2014 was detained by FSB officers in Crimea. Sentsov and Kolchenko was transferred to Russia, where he was tried on fabricated charges of organizing terrorist attacks and arsons of offices of the parties on the Peninsula. Both pleaded not guilty.

In Russia the human rights center «memorial» called Sentsov and Kolchenko political prisoners.

Sentsov and Kolchenko have arrived in Chelyabinsk SIZO — media 23.02.2016

Февраль 23rd, 2016 by
36 queries