Sentsov becomes first winner of Ukrainian ID Award

Sentsov becomes first winner of Ukrainian ID Award

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Ukrainian film director and political prisoner Oleg Sentsov, who was illegally convicted in Russia, has become the first winner of the Ukrainian ID Award for his invincible strength in the struggle for the ideals of freedom, according to the Facebook page of the Ukrainian ID forum. 

"Oleg Sentsov has become the first winner of the Ukrainian ID Award, founded by the Ukrainian ID: The First International Economic Humanitarian Forum, for his invincible strength in the struggle for the ideals of freedom," reads the report.

It also notes that a global flash mob #FreeSentsov in Ukraine and among representatives of the Ukrainian diaspora around the world will be held during the award ceremony in Kaniv on July 7.

According to the organizers, the Ukrainian ID Awards will be presented every year to laureates who have made a significant contribution to the development of the economy, the humanization of society and the enhancement of cultural capital.

The Award can distinguish any prominent personality in any domain, as well as reputable organizations (except political) in five nominations: economy, human security, community, technologies, and international dialogue. 

As reported, Ukraine and the Ukrainian diaspora around the world will hold a global flash mob on July 7 in support of Oleg Sentsov.

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