The third stage of the campaign #SaveOlegSentsov in the support of Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov who went on the hunger strike has begun at the opening day of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia as the organizers reported on Facebook.
“At the opening day of World Cup in Russia, we begin our own world championship. We will play for the political prisoners. Out first goal is the adoption of the special resolution of the European Parliament on Oleg Sentsov and other prisoners of Kremlin. We fulfilled all preparatory works. Our recommendations were added to the final text of the resolution thank friends of Ukraine in the European Parliament,” the message said.
Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov has announced a hunger strike on May 14. This way, he demands that all Ukrainians detained in Russia and annexed Crimea be released. Sentsov said he was ready to die if the requirements were not fulfilled.
The relatives of Sentsov note the deterioration of his health. According to the sister, he gets injections of glucose in the amount of one liter daily. Russian moviemaker Askold Kurov noted that the Ukrainian political prisoner feels good.
June 1-2, the international campaign #SaveOlegSentsov to be held in different cities around the world. The organizers say that these days they "will give a red card to the regime of Putin," who illegally keeps people behind the bars.