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Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov gets 20 years for "terrorism"


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Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov gets 20 years for "terrorism"

Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov sentenced to 20 years in prison by a Russian military court.

Sentsov was arrested shortly after the Crimean peninsula was annexed by Russia in March 2014 charges of terrorism.

His co-accused, Alexandre Koltchenko, was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Both were appearing for “terrorism”, “organization of a terrorist group” and “arms trafficking” in a case they consider policy.

Both men denied the charges.