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 Cassational appeal filed against Sentsov and Kolchenko's verdict, - lawyer

The defense of Ukrainian political prisoners Oleksandr Kolchenko and Oleh Sentsov has appealed their sentences in the Supreme Court of Russia.

Lawyer Dmitry Dinze says, Censor.NET reports citing Russia's Interfax.

"A cassation appeal against Oleh Sentsov and Oleksandr Kolchenko's verdict has been filed to the Supreme Court of Russia," lawyer said.

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Dinze said that the appeal had been filed through the high commissioner for human rights in Russia: "Commissioner's office has confirmed sending our joint appeal."
 
 
 
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