The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution on the release of the Ukrainian political prisoners in Russian and Crimea on June 28 in Strasbourg. 77 PACE members voted for the decision, 15 abstained. 112 Ukraine broadcasted the event.
Before the voting, the relevant report was read in the chamber, then the debates on the issue were conducted.
Earlier, Thorbjørn Jagland, the Secretary-General of the European Council, issued an official request for the pardon of Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian movie director, to Putin, the President of Russia.