The head of the HRC called the rumors about the death of a fake.

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Poweroperated in fotobanka Sentsov. Archival photoThe head of the HRC called the rumors about the death of a fake.© RIA Novosti / Sergey Poweroperated the image Bank

The head of the presidential Council on human rights (HRC) Mikhail Fedotov called the fake rumors about the alleged death of Oleg Sentsov in a Russian prison and reported that he had transferred to the Ukrainian Ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova latest information about the convicted, its condition is estimated as satisfactory.

On Friday, his birthday in social networks appeared again rumors that being in a Russian prison Sentsov, who was convicted for organizing terrorist attacks in the Crimea, supposedly died and allegedly so Moscow anybody is not allowed. On the same day it became known that the mother Sentsov sent to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin for clemency son.

«This morning I was called Lyudmila Leontievna (Denisov. – Approx. ed.) and asked if I knew about the death of Oleg Sentsov. I immediately realized that we are talking about fake news, and promised immediately to inquire about the health of the convicted person», — said Fedotov RIA Novosti on Friday.

«The leadership of the Federal penitentiary service of Russia has officially informed me that Sentsov (in mid-may he started a hunger strike. – Approx. ed.) is under the constant observation of health workers of the colony and his daily visits to doctors, he is receiving supporting therapy, which he refuses. Doctors working in the colony, assess his condition as satisfactory,» — said the head of the HRC.

The Agency reported that a letter with this information obtained from the Federal penitentiary, he was sent to the Ukrainian Ombudsman. Additionally, in a morning telephone conversation, they discussed a number of other issues, said the human rights activist.

«In particular, I asked for her help in the fact that Ukraine was able to return Ukrainian citizen Karina Times, which Mar is located in the center of temporary detention of foreign citizens in Moscow region Russia», — said Fedotov.

He explained that Karina will be expelled from Russia because they violated immigration rules — worked without a labor patent.

«But, to her misfortune, she lost her Ukrainian passport and Ukrainian Consulate March did not respond to a request for extradition Karine help to return home. I hope that the intervention of the Ukrainian Ombudsman will correct this impasse,» said HRC President.