: Oleh Sentsov is said to be found in Yakutsk in the Russian far north
Politics17:28 Mar. 23, 2016

Oleh Sentsov is said to be found in Yakutsk in the Russian far north

Sentsov's location was kept unknown for weeks even to his family members

The location of Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov is finally known.

His sister Nataliya Kaplan reported her relative is currently kept in one of the detention wards in the city of Yakutsk, that is northern Russia. 

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Two weeks before the whereabouts of the Ukrainian prisoner were unknown even to his closest relatives. Now Nataliya claims to have received the information directly from the penitentiary.

It is not the final destination, though, for Sentsov is set to be transferred to the local corrective colony of strict regime. 

Read also Russian court finds Ukrainian pilot Savchenko guilty; sentences her to 22 years

Oleh Sentsov and another Crimean activist Oleksandr Kolchenko were accused of preparing the attacks on the Russian-occupied peninsula and sentenced to 20 and 10 years in jail.

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