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Rally in support of Oleg Sentsov held near EU office in Kyiv

People brought posters with the photos of the Ukrainian political and war prisoner
14:09, 11 December 2018

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A rally in support of the illegally convicted Oleg Sentsov is held near the EU office in Kyiv. Twenty people are expected at the event, as the correspondent reported on air of 112 Ukraine.

The rally has a slogan - #FreeSentsov.

“Around ten people are here. The organizers noted that the number of participants is not that important. The fact that they come matters,” the message says.

Related: Ukraine asks Russia to immediately report on Sentsov’s condition

People brought posters with the photos of the Ukrainian political and war prisoner, and the articles from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which were violated while detention.

It was noted that rallies in support of Sentsov are being held not only in Ukraine, but also in the whole world, in the U.S., UK, Australia, and Israel.

Related: Ukraine's Sentsov has "organic lesion" of heart, liver, kidneys, - lawyer

Recently, rallies were carried out in San Francisco. People drove by a convoy with Ukrainian flags and stickers “Free Oleg Sentsov.” Another rally took place in the UK.

The organizers of the rally stated that such measures are necessary, as it spreads the topic which will facilitate the release of the prisoners.

Related: European Commissioner asks Russia to release Sentsov for awarding Sakharov Prize

In addition, yesterday, Russian Federal Penitentiary Service of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District informed that Oleg Sentsov does not have serious health issues. He is to be transferred from the health centre.

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