Sentsov to address European Parliament on Nov 26
Ukrainian film director and one of the Kremlin's former political prisoners Oleh Sentsov will address the European Parliament on November 26.
Sentsov will give a speech from 12:00 to 12:30 local time (from 13:00 to 13:30 Kyiv time), according to the parliament's draft agenda.
It was reported on November 21, Sentsov would be given the 2018 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in Strasbourg on November 26.
As UNIAN reported earlier, 24 Ukrainian POW sailors captured by Russian special forces near the Kerch Strait in November 2018, and 11 political prisoners were returned by Russia to Ukraine as part of a prisoner exchange on September 7. The political prisoners include Roman Sushchenko, Oleh Sentsov, Oleksandr Kolchenko, Volodymyr Balukh, Stanislav Klykh, Mykola Karpyuk, Oleksiy Syzonovych, Pavlo Hryb, Edem Bekirov, Yevhen Panov, and Artur Panov.