Russia: Hunger-striking filmmaker’s well being passable

MOSCOW (AP) – Russia’s jail system is contradicting claims in regards to the worsening situation of Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned on a terrorism conviction who has been on a starvation strike for 90 days.

Sentsov is demanding that he and 64 different Ukrainians who he considers political prisoners be launched. The case has attracted appreciable worldwide consideration, with Western nations campaigning for his launch.

His lawyer Dmitry Dinze stated this week that Sentsov has grow to be more and more frail and now has a low hemoglobin degree.

The Federal Penitentiary Service stated in an announcement Saturday that Sentsov is being given a nutritious system every day and “as of today, no deficit in body mass or worsening of his health has been observed.”

Sentsov, an opponent of Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea, was sentenced to 20 years in 2015.

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