The Kremlin has responded to stand up for Sentsov and cultural figures

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin commented on the letter of cultural figures to the President to pardon the Director Oleg Sentsov. It is reported TASS on Tuesday, June 19.

“the Outcry of the public can in no way be affected, of course, has come into force the decision of the court of the Russian Federation”, — said the representative of the Kremlin.

Sand added that the convict himself must initiate the decision on the pardon. He also said that the administration of the President have seen media reports about the appeal of culture.

Earlier Tuesday, 12 workers of culture asked the President Vladimir Putin to pardon a convicted Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov. “We don’t think his guilt is so great that she was given 20 years. He is sincere and honest in his beliefs — his indefinite hunger strike proves it,” — said in a statement published on the website “echo of Moscow”