"Now the Russian Federation on politically-religiously-motivated charges prosecutes 130 citizens of Ukraine, of whom 121 are in custody, including two women (15 in temporarily occupied Crimea, 106 in the Russian Federation) and nine people are deprived of the right to freedom of movement. 76 people have already been sentenced to long terms, the rest - 45 people are under trial and investigation", - the ombudsman said.
According to Denisova, among the prisoners, there are parents with many children, people with serious illnesses, public journalists, and human rights activists. The families of Ukrainian political prisoners were left without parental care and attention of 207 underage children.
Earlier, Denisova reported that citizen of Ukraine Bohdan Maksymenko, who is illegally detained in the Zakhidna penal colony № 97 in the temporarily occupied territory of the Donetsk region, has a congenital heart defect and his condition is deteriorating every day.