On September 7, on the 117th day of the hunger strike of Ukrainian political prisoner Oleh Sentsov, indifferent activists unfurled a banner in support of the director on the square of Europe, which is located near the Kyivsky railway station in Moscow. This is reported by Radio Liberty, citing the correspondent of the Russian local newspaper Novaya Gazeta.
«A series of single pickets in support of Sentsov took place near the presidential administration of Russia. The organizer of the action, the teacher-psychologist Yulia Samoilova, said that she plans to make it permanent by organizing a watch, as on the «Nemtsov Bridge» (on the bridge where the oppositionist was murdered, Russian activists staged a «people's memorial»),» - the report says.
Recall, May 14 this year, Oleh Sentsov announced an indefinite hunger strike with a demand to the Russian authorities to release all Kremlin prisoners who unfairly serve their sentences in Russian detention facilities. Sentsov, who in August 2015 was sentenced to 20 years in prison on charges of preparing terrorist attacks in the annexed Crimea, while starving in the correctional colony of strict regime in the city of Labytnangi (Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, Russian Federation). The director repeatedly refused to be hospitalized and stated that he would not stop the hunger strike.
As The Journalist reported earlier, the Verkhovna Rada initiated Sentsov’s nomination for Nobel Peace Prize.