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 Klykh's lawyer dwelt on gruesome tortures applied against her defendant in Russian prison

Ukrainian political prisoner Stanislav Klykh was brutally tortured in a Russian prison and apparently pumped with psychotropic drugs.

Klykh's lawyer Marina Dubrovina said in an interview with Censor.NET.

According to her, Stanislav had been constantly tortured for nearly three months. Then he got completely exhausted and was hospitalized.

"He underwent endless tortures, day after day. Stas told me he couldn't hold a pen and a spoon. He was brought to the extreme.

"In 2015, he was taken to hospital. Stas lost a great deal of weight and had a low hemoglobin. The consuls saw him in such a state at the hearing on the extension of pre-trial restraint in Pyatigorsk - he resembled a stick dressed in an undershirt. I haven't seen such a green color of human's face in my entire life. He had been kept in solitary confinement for 10 months!.. Even a healthy person may go crazy staying permanently in solitary confinement," Dubrovina said.

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She noted that the chairman of Russia's Independent Psychiatric Association urged Klykh to undergo a hospital examination, claiming a number of possible mental disorders.

Stanislav Klykh was brutally tortured and, judging by hallucinations he used to experience, pumped with psychotropic drugs.

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"They connected electric current to his ear lobes, hands, feet, and genitals. They hung him by handcuffs to the bars so that his feet didn't touch the floor, forced his arms behind the back and hung him, wrenching his joints. And then they slipped him psychotropic drugs... He remembers it. He said he had seen his parents as if they were thrown under the train, with a death cry of his father echoing in his head long after. He still doesn't believe that his father is alive, although I brought him his parents' pictures in August," Dubrovina added.

Earlier, the court of Grozny (Russia) convicted citizens of Ukraine May 19. Chechnya's Supreme Court has sentenced Karpiuk to 22 years and six months in a high-security prison and Klykh - to 20 years in prison May 26. The Supreme Court of the Chechen Republic of the Russian Federation dismissed appeal of Ukrainians Mykola Karpiuk and Stanislav Klykh against their confinement June 14.

Feb. 17, 2016, Russian Human Rights Center Memorial recognized citizens of Ukraine Mykola Karpiuk and Stanislav Klykh political prisoners whom Russia was unlawfully holding in prison. According to human rights activists, the indictment in this case was made with violations and described nonexistent crimes.
 
 
 
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