The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine has sent the second request to turn back home the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and the Crimean activist Olexander Kolchenko, both convicted in Russia.
This was announced by the Minister of Justice of Ukraine Pavlo Petrenko.
According to him, Ukraine is awaiting a reply from Russia shortly.
On March 10, the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine sent to Russia the first request to return on the territory of Ukraine Oleg Sentsov, Yuriy Soloshenko, Olexander Kolchenko and Gennady Afanasyev, convicted in Russia. The next day, the Ministry of Justice of Russia announced the receipt of the request and stated that it would be considered within 30 days.