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 11 Ukrainian political prisoners held in Russian jails, - Foreign Minister Klimkin

Foreign Ministry of Ukraine invests equal efforts in liberating all Ukrainians detained in Russia, both well-known, like Nadia Savhcnenko and Oleh Sentsov, and ordinary citizens.

As reported by Censor.NET citing Ukrainska Pravda, this was announced by Ukraine's Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin on air of ICTV channel.

"There are people in Russian jails who we consider political prisoners. There are 11 of them," he said.

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"Despite international legal norms, we still do not even have consular access to some of them... to Karpiuk and Klykh," Klimkin said.

He noted that the Foreign Ministry invests equal efforts in liberating all Ukrainians detained in Russia, both well-known, like Nadia Savhcnenko and Oleh Sentsov, and ordinary citizens.


 
 
 
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