Lawyer Mark Feygin has said he believes that a number of recent events give some optimism about the possible exchange of his client, Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko.
Freedom to Sushchenko
The agreement on the release of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, unlawfully imprisoned in Russia, can be reached only at the top political level, Russian human rights activist and lawyer Mark Feygin has told Ukrinform.
An exhibition of drawings by Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko, a Ukrainian political prisoner held in Russia, has opened on the facade of the Ukrainian Embassy in Poland.
The third three-month term of the stay of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, illegally convicted in Russia, in a safe place in a penal colony expires in early August, and the question of extending his stay there "has been fundamentally resolved," Sushchenko's defense lawyer Mark Feygin has told an Ukrinform correspondent.
OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir has promised to make every effort to resolve the situation of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who was illegally convicted in Russia.
Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland has written postcards to Ukrainian political prisoners Roman Sushchenko and Oleg Sentsov with words of support.
The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) again calls on the Russian Federation to free Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, who has been illegally imprisoned in Russia for 1,000 days.
Today, June 27, 1,000 days have passed since the illegal detention of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who is held in a penal colony in the Kirov region of Russia.
In Moscow, Igor Yasin, co-chair of the independent Russian Journalists and Media Workers Union, during the rally “Society Demands Justice” spoke in support of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, illegally convicted in Russia to 12 years in prison.
French President Emmanuel Macron has promised to once again raise the issue before Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding the release of Ukrainian political prisoners and prisoners of war, including Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko.
The Grand Chamber of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine will continue the hearing of the case on the constitutionality of President Zelensky’s decree on dissolution of the Verkhovna Rada on June 18.
The European Union has demanded that Russia release Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko and all other illegally detained Ukrainian citizens immediately and unconditionally, according to an EU statement on Russia's ongoing aggression against Ukraine and the illegal occupation of Crimea.
A three-day meeting of Ukrainian political prisoner Roman Sushchenko with his relatives
On the anniversary of the illegal imprisonment of Ukrinform’s correspondent Roman Sushchenko, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir once again called on the Russian authorities to release the journalist from prison.