Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted in Russia for 20 years on charges of organizing a terrorist community in the Crimea, at the moment transport to the Northern colony in the village of Kharp in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district. About Sentsov said in the letter, the contents of which have placed human rights activist Zoya Svetova on the portal “Open Russia”.
“I’m fine. Food. Taken abruptly from Yakutia and driven in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. And there’s only one place for punishment is legendary Harpy. As it was, and is, I think you know better than me. Nothing good comes from this trip do not wait. Moreover, after Irkutsk and Omsk Central, have yourself some idea of how it is bad and not just the stories,” said the Director.
It reminds Svetova, September 9, members of the Irkutsk PMC found Sentsov in the detention center of Irkutsk. Since then neither his family nor lawyers knew nothing about his whereabouts, and did not know where they’re taking him.
The Ukrainians complained that in the Yakut colony for months he did not give the letters he sent to friends, relatives and strangers from around the world. In this regard, it is not clear whether all the letters, prison officials sent to the recipients Sentsov.
“In General, I’m all right, and I hope I can get this trip and stay at the end point on the remains of their health. I hope that you too will not be there to arrange about it, anyway, because I sit not one, we are many, and I have far not the worst conditions,” said Sentsov.
Recall, 25 August, 2015 Severo-the Caucasian district military court in Rostov-on-don sentenced Sentsov, detained in Crimea in 2014, to 20 years in a penal colony on charges of creation on the Peninsula of the terrorist community. Accomplice recognized Sentsov, Alexander Kolchenko received 10 years of imprisonment. Two more accused, Alexey Chirny and Gennady Afanasiev previously received seven years of imprisonment.
According to investigators, from April to may 2014, Sentsov, Kolchenko, Afanasyev and Chirny was set on fire in Simferopol offices of the public organization “Russian community of Crimea” and the local branch of the party “United Russia”. The FSB said that the co-conspirators were going to blow up homemade bombs in the night of may 9, 2015 near the Eternal flame and the monument to Lenin in Simferopol.
In February 2016 Sentsov was transferred to a penal colony in Yakutia. In early September it became known that he was transferred from Irkutsk to Chelyabinsk.