Russian doctors examine Sentsov, Ukraine gets no official inquiry on his health conditions

19:02, 28 September 2018

Oleg Sentsov, the Ukrainian political prisoner underwent a medical examination by the Russian doctors. Ukrainian ombudswoman Lyudmyla Denisova received the letter, in which the medics assessed Sentsov’s health conditions as satisfactory.

According to the Ukrainian official, he is under constant medical surveillance due to the disease of the musculoskeletal system. He‘s been taking a nutrition mixture, which is a part of daily infusion therapy. The Russian side sent Denisova no official inquiry about Sentsov’s actual health conditions.

The Ukrainian film maker has been starving for 138 consecutive days. He demands that the Russian government release all Ukrainians who are now illegally imprisoned in Russia. Sentsov serves time in the Russian penal colony of Labytnangi, under the trumped-up charges with preparing terrorist acts in the occupied Crimea.