OSCE calls on Russia to release Sentsov, Sushchenko following Ukraine's step on Vyshinsky Vyshinsky was released from custody as part of the process of exchange of held persons between Ukraine and Russia, the Prosecutor General's Office has confirmed to UNIAN.
14:00, 29 August 2019
Sentsov transferred to Moscow – source Earlier, Russia's RIA Novosti Ukraine office ex-chief editor Kirill Vyshinsky was released from custody in Kyiv, which the PGO said was part of the ongoing process of held persons exchange between Ukraine and Russia.
11:17, 29 August 2019
Sentsov not included in swap list – Russian media It is also reported the prisoner swap may take place before the end of summer.
11:27, 23 August 2019
Russian ombudswoman reacts to idea of Sentsov-Vyshinsky swap Moskalkova said Vyshinsky should be released unconditionally.
15:25, 19 July 2019
Zelensky declares readiness to swap Sentsov for Vyshinsky The Ukrainian film director and Russian TV propagandist should be released simultaneously.
11:30, 19 July 2019
Zelensky's office offers Kremlin to simultaneously free Russia's Vyshinsky and Ukraine's Sentsov Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov noted that the first step to start normalizing relations between Russia and Ukraine could be the transfer of Vyshinsky to Russia.
00:50, 19 July 2019
MFA Ukraine once again calls on Russia to release Sentsov Today the Ukrainian filmmaker marks his 43rd birthday.
15:58, 13 July 2019
Activists urge Mogherini to take "important steps" for release of Ukrainian political prisoner held in Russia On the eve of EU-Ukraine summit, hosted by Kyiv on July 8, Matviychuk published a draft appeal on her Facebook page.
19:40, 07 July 2019
Putin on Vyshinsky-for-Sentsov swap: "We have not forgotten" Putin had a Q&A session with journalists after the Direct Line event on June 20.
11:00, 21 June 2019
Kremlin hostages: Five years of Sentsov and Kolchenko's captivity in Russia (Video) Today is five years since Oleh Sentsov and Oleksandr Kolchenko have been captured by the Russian Federation.
21:42, 10 May 2019
Activists go on solo pickets in Moscow to support Sentsov (Photo) They also demanded prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine.
21:10, 05 May 2019
Almost 90 Ukrainians behind bars in Russia-occupied Crimea for political or religious reasons The full list is available on the group's website.
00:50, 04 May 2019
Ukrainian students stage street performance in Paris in support of film director Sentsov The event was organized by the Ukrainian Leadership Academy, supported by the Save Oleg Sentsov campaign and the Ukrainian Diaspora.
12:16, 12 April 2019
Creators of "Mr Jones" biopic speak up for Oleh Sentsov at Berlinale Ukraine has already sent Russia hundreds of requests and about 300 diplomatic notes demanding the release of Ukrainian political prisoners.
18:40, 11 February 2019
Imprisoned in Russia Sentsov monitors developments in Ukraine – new letters Sentsov says he is engaged in sports.
17:59, 21 January 2019
Moscow newspaper publishes Sentsov's letter: "I do not expect good news" in 2019 – media Ahead of the New Year, Novaya Gazeta published letters penned by several people who were either sentenced, are facing trial, or are under investigation in high-profile cases in Russia that many call politically motivated.
01:45, 29 December 2018
'Sentsov has won,' cousin tells Sakharov Prize ceremony – media (Video) Sentsov's absence at the Strasbourg ceremony was marked by an empty chair at the center of the plenary session.
17:59, 12 December 2018
European Parliament calls on Russia to free Ukrainian sailors, political prisoners "There should be sanctions if this does not happen."
02:30, 12 December 2018
European Commissioner calls on Putin to release Sentsov If released, Sentsov would be able to receive in person the Sakharov Prize at a Strasbourg ceremony Dec 12.
19:40, 08 December 2018