15 Jun 2018 17:54

Lawyer for Sentsov denies deterioration of client's health

KYIV. June 15 (Interfax) - Filmmaker Oleh Sentsov is continuing his hunger strike, and he has not been put in intensive care, according to lawyer Dmitry Dinze.

"Oleh Sentsov is on hunger strike and he has not been taken to an intensive care unit. One should not fuel tensions in this way," Dinze wrote on Facebook on Friday.

Sentsov, who is serving a sentence in a Russian penitentiary for plotting a terrorist act in Crimea, has declared a hunger strike and demanded the release of all Ukrainian citizens being held in Russia.