The Ombudsman of Ukraine wants to visit Sushchenko and Karpyuk Thursday

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotobanka Sushchenko Moscow city court during the sentencing. 4 Jun 2018The Ombudsman of Ukraine wants to visit Sushchenko and Karpyuk Thursday© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for human rights, Lyudmila Denisova said that it intends on Thursday to visit convicted persons in the Russian Ukrainians Roman Sushchenko and Gennady Karpyuk.

The Ombudsman of Ukraine is on a visit in Russia, intends to visit a number of Ukrainian prisoners.

«We are negotiating on the basis of the consular conventions to visit today Roman Sushchenko and Karpyuk,» said Denisov on Thursday on air of TV channel «112. Ukraine».

She also said that it intends to achieve a visit in the near future convicted kinorejissera Oleg Sentsov.

Sentsov was sentenced by the court to 20 years in prison on charges of organizing terrorist acts in the Crimea. This sentence to 10 years imprisonment, was also convicted an accomplice of Sentsov, Alexander Kolchenko. Two more defendants in the case, Alexey Chirny and Gennady Afanasiev previously received seven years of imprisonment.

FSB October 3, 2016, reported the arrest of an employee of the main intelligence Directorate of the defense Ministry of Ukraine Sushchenko, which, according to intelligence agencies, gathering intelligence on the activities of the Armed forces and Regardie. Ukrainian Agency «UKRINFORM» said Sushchenko since 2002 is their correspondent. In «UKRINFORM» rejected the accusations of espionage, noting that the journalist is on vacation and has arrived to Moscow for personal reasons. The Russian foreign Ministry said that Sushchenko was not applied to the Ministry for accreditation of journalists.

The Supreme court of Chechnya in may 2016 sentenced the citizens of Ukraine, members of the nationalist organization «Ukrainian national Assembly — Ukrainian national self defense» (UNA-UNSO banned in Russia) Mykola Karpiuk and Stanislaus Cliche to 22.5 and 20 years in a strict regime colony. Later, the Ministry of justice of Ukraine stated that it had submitted to the Russian request for extradition of Karpuk.

Earlier, the Russian and Ukrainian presidents Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko agreed that the ombudsmen of the two countries will visit prisoners in the territory of the Russian Federation and Ukraine. Moskalkova has told RIA Novosti that agrees with Denisova lists of inmates and chart hits. Later it was reported that Denisov will arrive in Russia on Saturday and will visit the prisoner Zmitser Sterlikova and Moskalkova will visit Ukraine early next week.

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