FSIN has denied reports that Sentsov left the colony

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Poweroperated in fotobanka Sentsov. Archival photoFSIN has denied reports that Sentsov left the colony© RIA Novosti / Sergey Poweroperated the image Bank

The Federal penitentiary service refuted RIA Novosti reports that convicted of planning terrorist attacks in Crimea, the Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov left the colony.

Journalist Victoria Ivleva wrote earlier in Facebook that Sentsov evenings on Saturday took off from Salekhard.

«The fact that the convict Sentsov O. G. allegedly left the colony, not true», — told RIA Novosti press-service of management of the Federal penitentiary service for the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district.

Sentsov was sentenced by a Russian court to 20 years in prison on charges of organizing terrorist acts in the Crimea. This sentence to ten years in prison he was also convicted an accomplice of Sentsov, Alexander Kolchenko. Two more defendants in the case, Alexey Chirny and Gennady Afanasiev, received seven years in prison. In mid-may Sentsov went on hunger strike. He is under the constant supervision of medical workers of the institution where he is serving his sentence, and doctors labytnangskoy city hospital.

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