Ukraine's ombudswoman denied access to Sentsov 06/15/2018 14:39:19. Total views 912. Views today — 0.

Verkhovna Rada Human Rights Commissioner Liudmyla Denisova has not been allowed to enter a penal colony in Labytnangi, Russia, where Ukrainian political prisoner Oleh Sentsov is being held. This is stated in a video message posted on her Facebook page.

"I met with the colony chief and head of the Penitentiary Department of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area, who told me that I cannot visit Oleh Sentsov under any circumstances. He did not tell me anything about the reasons for refusal", - she said.

"When I asked him about Oleh Sentsov's current health condition, he said that he would not give me any information and asked us to leave the premises. I called the Russian human rights commissioner and expect an answer from her", - Verkhovna Rada Human Rights Commissioner said.