The health condition of Oleg Sentsov is relatively stable. Oleksii Zlovedov, Press Secretary of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tetiana Moskalkova claimed this in the commentary to the Russian Interfax.
‘Yesterday, I was talking to Anatolii Sak, Commissioner for Human Rights in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous County. At my request, he called the doctor who examines Oleg Sentsov in the colony. According to the doctor, the condition is relatively stable,’ Zlevedov stated.
At the same time, Dmitro Dinze, Sentsov's lawyer said on his Facebook page that according to his information, the Ukrainian political prisoner is not planned to be released from the Russian colony until he dies.
‘According to the information of diplomats who are in contact with Russia for the resolution of the problem with Oleg Sentsov, noted that Sentsov won’t be released that his death served as an example for other prisoners,’ Dinze said.
Earlier, Natalia Kaplan, sister of Oleg Sentsov stated that she received a letter from the Ukrainian. Sentsov said he is not getting up from a bed and the end is near.
Reportedly, Oleg Sentsov was detained by Russian intelligence agencies in Crimea on May 2018. Later he was sentenced to 20 years of the colony under the accusation of terrorist activity on the territory of Crimea. Oleg does not admit his guilt.
Sentsov declared a hunger strike with a requirement to release all Ukrainian political prisoners in the Russian Federation.
At the end of June, Ludmyla Denisova claimed that a priest wasn’t allowed to visit Sentsov.
Reportedly, Kolchenko declared a hunger strike on May 31, requiring the release of Oleg Sentsov. He had to suspend the strike, as he got very weak.
Kolchenko and Sentsov were detained by Russian intelligence services in Crimea in May 2014. They were accused of the organization of a terrorist act on the peninsula. Kolchenko was sentenced to 10 years of the colony, Sentsov to 20 years. Both are denying their guilt.
Recently, Sentsov’s lawyer stated on the deterioration of his condition. He has a very low hemoglobin, which led to anemia, as well as a very low pulse. Oleg has a bad heart, he was asked twice to be taken to a hospital.
However, the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in Yamalo-Nenets County claimed that the medical staff examines Sentsov on daily basis, and his condition is satisfactory. Furthermore, according to the lawyer of the political prisoner, the Chief Doctor of the Hospital in Labytnangi city was threatening Oleg Sentsov by tying up and drugging him with medicine and artificial nutrition.