On the website petitions to the presidential Administration of the USA has posted a petition calling for the rescue of a Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov, who is on hunger strike for 90 days.
The petition was registered on 9 Aug.
“The European Parliament has appealed to Vladimir Putin the immediate release of Oleg Sentsov and others. Now it is time for America to speak,” wrote the author of the petition.
To the White house made an official statement on the matter, the petition needs to sign 100 thousand people until 8 September.
We urge our government to take a firm position on this issue and use all the leverage to demand the immediate release of Oleg Sentsov and other Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia,
reads the text of appeal.
We will remind, recently the lawyer. gave a big interview in which has told that last met with his client on 7 August. He told him that the last two weeks in Labytnangi was hot, he was ill with heart on the background of the poor performance of the kidneys and liver.