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Sentsov is a front-runner for Sakharov Prize - journalist 10/23/2018 15:33:08. Total views 336. Views today — 2.

Ukrainian political prisoner Oleh Sentsov is the most likely candidate for the Andrei Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. This was stated on Twitter by Radio Liberty correspondent Ricard Yosvyak, - 112.ua writes.

"It is likely that Sentsov will win the 2018 Sakharov Prize this Thursday. I understand that both ECR (a group of European Conservatives and Reformists, - ed.) and ALDE (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, - ed.) will support him with EPP (European People's Party - ed.), which nominated him", - Yozvyak stated.

Earlier, Oleh Sentsov became a finalist for the Andrei Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.

As previously reported, the draft resolution was submitted to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, according to which they offer to nominate film director Oleh Sentsov for the Nobel Peace Prize. The President of Poland in 1990-1995, the Nobel Peace Prize winner Lech Walesa offered to nominate Ukrainian political prisoner Oleh Sentsov for the Nobel Peace Prize.