Flash mob demanding Russia to release Oleg Sentsov took place during "Berlinale"

Source : 112 Ukraine

Premiere "The Trial: The State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov" was sold-out
10:25, 12 February 2017

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"The Trial: The State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov" — documentary by Askold Kurov — was shown during the film's world premiere at the Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival on February 11. The hall was completely full. Participants of the premiere did a flash mob, demanding the release of illegally detained Ukrainian filmmaker from the Russian Federation.

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This was informed by Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany on Facebook.

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According to the envoy, jury of the festival, Bundestag deputies and diplomats visited the event.

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Reruns of the film at "Berlinale" will be shown on February 12, 14 and 16.

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As it was reported earlier, Russia has once again refused to repatriate Ukrainians Oleg Sentsov and Olexandr Kolchenko to their motherland.

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