French Ambassador to Ukraine Isabelle Dumont says that Paris continues to follow the situation around Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko, who was illegally convicted in Russia.
Freedom to Sushchenko
Mark Feygin, the public defender of Ukrainian correspondent Roman Sushchenko, says that his client has already been convoyed to a penal colony.
Today, Friday 5, the exhibition of drawings by Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, who was illegally convicted in Russia, will open at the Ukrinform agency (Hall 1) at 14:30.
Mark Feygin, the public defender of Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko, says his client may be sent to a penal colony on Monday.
The Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations made an appeal demanding the release of Ukrinform’s journalist Roman Sushchenko, who was illegally sentenced in Russia.
The Embassy of Ukraine in the USA has called on US official representatives, international human rights organizations, wide journalists’ community to take all possible measures so that Ukrinform’s journalist Roman Sushchenko be released as soon as possible.
On the second anniversary of the detention of Ukrinform’s journalist Roman Sushchenko, September 30, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir repeated his call to the Russian authorities to release the journalist from prison, the OSCE press service reports.
The rally #FreeSushchenko was held in central Paris on Sunday with the demand to release Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, who was illegally convicted in Russia, and other captives of the Kremlin.
The two-year anniversary of the illegal arrest of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko in Moscow is marked today.
The European Alliance of News Agencies (EANA) supports the freedom of journalists and opposes their persecution.
The Ukrainian president's envoy for the peaceful settlement of the situation in Donbas, Verkhovna Rada First Deputy Chairwoman Iryna Gerashchenko, has apologized to Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who was illegally convicted in Russia, for failing to get him out of a Russian prison for two years.
Russia should release Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who was illegally detained in Moscow two years ago and sentenced to 12 years in prison on trumped-up charges of espionage.
Ukraine calls on the Russian regime to immediately and unconditionally release illegally convicted citizens Roman Sushchenko, Oleg Sentsov, Volodymyr Balukh and other Ukrainian political prisoners held by the Kremlin.
The European Union condemns the unlawful sentence passed by the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation upon Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko and demands his immediate release.