A court in Rostov-on-Don sentenced political prisoner Prykhodko to five years

Присяжнюк Владислава
14:43, 03 March
A court in Rostov-on-Don sentenced political prisoner Prykhodko to five years
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The court in Rostov-on-Don sentenced a citizen of Ukraine, a Crimean Oleg Prykhodko, to imprisonment in a maximum-security colony.

It was reported by "Gratu".

It is noted that Prikhodko imposed a fine of 110 thousand rubles. (37.6 thousand UAH).

In addition, the court released the pro-Ukrainian activist from punishment under the article on storage of explosives in connection with the expiration of the statute of limitations.

The Russian court satisfied the demands of prosecutor Serhiy Aidinov in part, Ukrainian ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova wrote on Facebook.

"Oleg Prikhodko will be forced to serve all five years of illegal punishment in a maximum-security colony. I condemn the illegal verdict of the Russian court and consider it the revenge of the occupying power for his pro-Ukrainian position because he publicly called the annexation of Crimea to Russia illegal", - Denisova said.


She also reminded that Prikhodko has severe chronic diseases and he "may not be able to withstand such conditions of detention".

Today at 20:05 on UA: Crimea there will be a special broadcast "Topics of the day" concerning the sentence of Oleg Prykhodko.

What is known

  • On 16 December, in the Southern District Military Court, the prosecutor requested 11 years of imprisonment and a fine of 200,000 rubles for Oleg Prykhodko, a Crimean citizen.
  • On 9 of October 2019, the occupying FSS detained Oleh Prykhodko, a Crimean citizen, on the semi-island. The occupation court accuses Prikhodka of preparing terrorist attacks on the semi-island. Prikhodko rejects the accusation and claims that he was imprisoned for his pro-Ukrainian position.
  • In early April 2020, he was transferred from Simferopol to Rostov-on-Don, where he is now.
  • On 28 May 2020, the Southern District Military Court of Rostov-on-Don began consideration of his criminal case on the merits.