About: Oleg Sentsov

Don’t trust Russia, Sentsov warns Europe ahead of Normandy summit

Freed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov warned Europeans against attempts to thaw ties with Russia as he belatedly received his 2018 Sakharov Prize, the European Parliament’s annual human rights award, on Tuesday (26 November). Sentsov was sentenced to 20 years in...
Europe's East 25-10-2018

The Sakharov Prize winner is dying behind Russian bars

The only way to save the Ukrainian citizens from the Russian captivity is consistent international pressure and our unity, writes Mykola Tochytskyi
Europe's East 25-10-2018

MEPs send message to Russia by giving Sakharov prize to Sentsov

The European Parliament awarded on Thursday (25 October) the prestigious Sakharov human rights prize to Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who has been jailed by Russia.

Czech filmmakers on hunger strike for jailed director Sentsov

Czech filmmakers on Tuesday (21 August) said they were launching a rotating hunger strike in solidarity with Ukrainian colleague Oleg Sentsov.
Europe's East 27-08-2015

Juncker encourages Poroshenko to continue reforms

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker expressed strong support for his guest, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who arrived in Brussels on Thursday (27 August), encouraging him to continue reforms and fully implement the Minsk agreement.
Europe's East 26-08-2015

EU protests Russia’s sentencing of Ukrainian film director

The EU has strongly protested Russia's sentencing of Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov to twenty years in prison on charges of terrorism, and his co-defendant Oleksandr Kolchenko to ten years

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