Jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov wins EU rights award

Europe 10/25/18, 02:12

The European Union on Thursday awarded its top human rights prize to Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia accused of plotting acts of terrorism, calling him a symbol of all political prisoners being held there.Sentsov was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2015 for conspiring to commit ...

Jailed film director stops hunger strike after 144 days

Europe 10/05/18, 05:01

Russian authorities say an imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker has stopped a hunger strike that lasted 144 days.Oleg Sentsov opposed Russia's annexation of his native Crimea in 2014. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2015 for conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism. Sentsov denied the charged and called his ...

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