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 Foreign Ministry presented "28 prisoners of the Kremlin" report to foreign diplomats. DOCUMENT

"28 prisoners of the Kremlin" report has been presented to representatives of diplomatic missions and international organizations at "Crimea. Occupation. Two years thereafter" briefing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

Censor.NET reports citing ministry press service.

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The report was prepared by Euromaidan SOS public initiative and the Open Dialogue foundation. The representatives of the diplomatic corps were addressed by Verkhovna Rada Commissioner for Human Rights Valeriia Lutkovska and Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Serhii Kyslytsia. They spoke about the problem of the Ukrainian citizens who were illegally and on political grounds imprisoned in the territory of the Russian Federation and the temporarily occupied Crimea. They also elaborated on the actions of the Ukrainian state with a view to their release and called on the international community to step up pressure on the Kremlin in order to save the Ukrainians.

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Euromaidan SOS coordinator Oleksandra Matviichuk and #LetMyPeopleGo coordinator Maria Tomak told the audience about the activity of Ukrainian human rights NGOs and presented a detailed report "28 prisoners of the Kremlin."

The event was also attended by mothers of Ukrainian prisoners Larysa Kolchenko, Olha Afanasieva, and Oleh Sentsov's sister Natalia Kaplan.

The full report is available here.
 
 
 
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