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PACE to consider issue of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia

18:50, 25 June 2018

The issue of release of Ukrainian political prisoners from Russian prisons is on the agenda of the PACE Thursday session.

According to Volodymyr Ariev, the head of the Ukrainian delegation, the debates about 64 Ukrainians, illegally imprisoned in Russia and the occupied Crimea, will take place in the morning of June 28.

That number includes Oleg Sentsov and Volodymyr Balukh, who have been starving, demanding to release them and the rest of Ukrainian political prisoners from Russia.

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