Former Russian prisoners Oleg Sentsov, Evgeny Panov, Nikolay Karpyuk, Alexander Kolchenko, Eden Bekirov, Alex Sisonovich and Mr Baluch during rehabilitation in Jurmala decided to burn Russian flags.
The corresponding video published on his Facebook Oleg Sentsov. The footage shows that former political prisoners have burned those Russian flags, which mark the goods from Russia.
First, the Russian characters didn’t want to burn. In this regard, one of the prisoners in the video said: “It is the first*but that does not want to burn”.
But in the end the Ukrainians managed to burn the hostile flags. After all together cried “Glory to Ukraine”.
As former prisoners of the Kremlin burned Russian flags: video
Former prisoners are on rehabilitation in Jurmala, Latvia. Here they went on 10 December. Invited to go in Jurmala rehabilitation of Ukrainians Latvian government.
All of them returned to Ukraine in the framework of the exchange of prisoners in the format “35 on 35”. The exchange took place on 7 September. Then flew to Kiev 24 captured on the Azov sailors and 11 prisoners of the Kremlin, among whom there was Oleg Sentsov, Evgeny Panov, Nikolay Karpyuk, Alexander Kolchenko, Eden Bekirov, Alex Sisonovich and Mr Baluch.
Because of what the former prisoners were captured the Kremlin
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They were detained in the occupied Crimea in 2014. Russia accused them of preparing terrorist attacks. In 2015 Sentsov was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in a strict regime colony, Kol – 10 years. Sentsov was serving a sentence in a prison in the Russian town of Labytnangi.
In 2016, the Federal security service of Russia accused Ukraine of planning a terrorist attack in the occupied Crimea. One of the defendants in the case called the 39-year-old Evgeny Panov, who had previously served in the 37th battalion of the armed forces. In July 2018, a court in Crimea has sentenced him to eight years imprisonment. And in October of the same year, Panova was transferred from prison Simferopol to Moscow. Evgeniy Panov has repeatedly stated about torture, psychological pressure on him, and also about the falsification of evidence and obstructing the work of lawyers.
He was detained in December 2018 on trumped up charges. The FSB suspected Bekirova in the transfer of 12 kilograms of TNT and 190 munitions. This happened on the background of the fact that the activist on the eve suffered several complex operations, and therefore physically could not lift that weight. Later it appeared that the prisoner – a pinched nerve in the spine. Lawyer Bekir Alexey Ladin suggests that this could be due to the improper conditions of detention. Due to back problems, the Ukrainian could not get out of bed. 27 Aug occupation “court” of Simferopol Bekir released ill from prison. However, the hearing continues.
He was detained by invaders in the Crimea in 2016. Then he hung out at his house the Ukrainian flag and put a sign “Street of the Heavenly Hundred heroes”. Vladimir was sentenced to five years imprisonment. The Ukrainian didn’t admit the guilt and, in protest, have repeatedly gone on hunger strike.
It, along with the godfather and the driver was detained for entering Russia on 17 March 2014. Russia’s investigative Committee accused Karpyuk and now-deceased Oleksandr Muzychko (Sasha White), in the leadership of the “gang “Viking”, which allegedly carried out crimes in Chechnya in the early nineties. In UK Russia claimed that members of the “Viking” was also a former leader of the “Right sector” Dmitry Yarosh, Yuri Dolzhenko, Stanislav Klich and other Ukrainians.
Then, Karpyuk testified Ukrainian Alexander Malofeyev, who also claimed to have fought in Chechnya former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk. Within 14 months, no one knew where Karpyuk. This has raised fears for his life and safety.
Karpyuk said that in a Russian prison he was tortured by electric shock and then was taken to Chechnya on the court. In 2016, the Supreme court of Chechnya sentenced Karpiuk on charges of participation in the Chechen war against Russia. Ukrainians were sentenced to 22,5 years in a strict regime.
He was detained on 28 September 2016. According to investigators, it happened in Russia when Sisonovich arrived in the city of Kamensk-Shakhtinsky in the Rostov region, where “they took pictures of the railroad” allegedly “planning an attack or a terrorist attack.” Russian investigators insisted that Sisonovich and another Ukrainian, Callsign “V.”, April 2014 preparing to carry out terrorist attacks in Russia.
In the end, Sisonovich charged with preparing a terrorist act by a group of persons by prior conspiracy; illegal possession of explosive devices; illegal border crossing. Russian investigators claimed that Sisonovich during the arrest, found an improvised explosive device.
Court proceedings in his case had only two: 26 and July 31, 2017. At the second meeting of the North-Caucasian court sentenced Sisonovich to 12 years in prison and a fine of 250 thousand rubles. The foreign Ministry of Ukraine failed to provide him with independent counsel.