Category Alexander Kolchenko

Kolchenko Speaks from Putin’s Prison!

Kolchenko: fight for Ukraine without slaves and without masters Life in the Russian prison: Ukrainian activist Kolchenko unveiled the details of his life behind the bars of Kopeysk penal colony on the eve of the second anniversary of his detention. On 16 May, it was two years to the day since Ukrainian activist Oleksandr Kolchenko […]

WHY ARE OLEG SENTSOV AND ALEXANDER KOLCHENKO IMPRISONED?

Free “Crimean hostages” – Sentsov, Kolchenko, Afanasyev The Show Trial On 19 August 2015, the North Caucasus Military District Court of the Russian Federation in Rostov-on-Don delivered its verdict in the trial of the so-called “Crimean terrorists”, activists Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko, accused of creating a terrorist organization (a Right Sector cell), preparing and […]

Demand Russia releases Afanasyev, Kolchenko, Sentsov

Ukrainian Gennady Afanasyev is facing reprisals in a Russian prison for retracting testimony given under torture against Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and civic activist Oleksandr Kolchenko. The Memorial Human Rights Centre has declared Afanasyev a political prisoner, and warned that he is in danger. His lawyer confirms that through his act of courage, he has […]

Send Birthday Wishes to Russia’s Ukrainian Political Prisoners!

    Left to right: Oleksandr Kolchenko, Gennady Afanasyev, Oleg Sentsov Two of the ever increasing number of Russia’s Crimean political prisoners – Gennady Afanasyev and Oleksandr Kolchenko – will be spending their second birthday in Russian detention this month.  Our birthday greetings will show both them and Moscow that their cases are not forgotten. Kolchenko […]

FREE KOLCHENKO AND FREE SENTSOV CAMPAIGN POSTERS

STEP UP THE CAMPAIGN TO FREE KOLCHENKO AND FREE SENTSOV

NO RETURN TO STALINIST SHOW TRIALS IN RUSSIA The decision on 25th August by a military court in Russia to sentence the Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov to 20 years in prison and socialist and anti-fascist activist Oleksandr Kolchenko to 10 years has sparked an international outcry.  They are to be held in a high-security […]

Russia’s Sentsov – Kolchenko case – “an absolutely Stalinist trial”

21.08.15 | Halya Coynash Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group  The prosecutor has demanded 23 years for Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov and 12 years for civic activist Oleksandr Kolchenko in a case with no crime and where all evidence was obtained through torture. Russian human rights activist Zoya Svetova likens this to Stalinist repression, not a […]