The United States will not negotiate with Russia about the release of Oleg Sentsov in exchange for prisoners of the Russians.
United States of America do not consider the possibility of the exchange who was convicted in Russia of Ukrainians Oleg Sentsov on the Russians Viktor bout and Konstantin Yaroshenko convicted in the United States, and located in the same place under arrest Mary Butina.
This is stated in the statement of the state Department, provided by the Russian service “bi-Bi-si”.
“Any pointless attempt to use Russia’s illegal detention of the citizen of Ukraine as the basis for negotiations would be another sign that Russia with a lack of respect for human rights, the sovereignty of Ukraine, and the rule of law,” the statement says.
The United States notes that the charges against Sentsov’s allegations of preparing terrorist acts are not justified and are “cynical revenge” for its position on the Russian occupation of Crimea.
About the possibility of sharing Sentsov three Russians, citing a source reported the Russian newspaper “Novaya Gazeta”.
We will remind that Maria Butina was arrested in the US in July 2018, on suspicion of working as a foreign agent without the required registration, conspiracy to work in a foreign country and attempts to develop ties with persons in the United States and penetrate organizations with influence on U.S. policy. The lawyer of Butynol rejected the accusations.
Yaroshenko was detained in Liberia and extradited to the United States in 2010, where he was charged with drug smuggling and sentenced to 20 years in prison.
The booth at the request of Washington, was arrested in 2008 in Thailand, in 2012, he was sentenced to 25 years in prison for arms trafficking and support of terrorist groups.
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