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Estonia condemns the unlawful conviction of Ukrainian citizens by Russia

26.08.2015

Minister of Foreign Affairs Marina Kaljurand stated, that Estonia condemns the unlawful conviction of Ukrainian citizens Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko by the military court of Russia.

According to the Foreign Minister, the unlawful arrest of Ukrainian citizens in illegally annexed Crimea as well as making them stand to trial is a violation of international law and human rights. “Russia must adhere to international commitments and immediately release all unlawfully detained Ukrainian citizens,” Kaljurand added.
 

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