Sentsov was transferred to Yakutia and Kolchenko to Chelyabinsk media

Convicted in Russia of Ukrainian film Director Oleg Sentsov and activist Alexander Kolchenko was transferred from the remand prison in Rostov Yakutia and Chelyabinsk in accordance with their place of punishment.

About this informed the journalist of Radio Liberty Anton NumLock.

«Clarification about the place of punishment: Oleg Sentsov — Yakutia, Sasha Kolchenko — Chelyabinsk», — he wrote on Twitter.

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

As reported, on August 25, 2015 a court in Rostov-on-don has sentenced Sentsov and Kolchenko, and sentenced them to 20 and 10 years imprisonment in a strict regime colony, respectively.

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 was transferred to Yakutia and Kolchenko to Chelyabinsk media 08.02.2016

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