PEN International and PEN Ukraine welcome the release of prominent Ukrainian writer and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was freed on 7 September 2019 as part of a prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine. … read more
On July 13, Oleg Sentsov will celebrate his 43rd birthday, the sixth one he has spent in Russian captivity.
A filmmaker, writer, and 2017 PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write honoree, … read more
29.05.2019Oleg Sentsov: A Free Human
Ukrainian film director, scriptwriter, writer. Laureate of the Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought, PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write Award, Taras Shevchenko National Prize of Ukraine. … read more
У п’ятницю, 10 травня, у Києві пройдуть акції на підтримку незаконно засудженого в Росії українського режисера Олега Сенцова. У цей день виповнюється 5 років з дня арешту Сенцова в окупованому Криму. … read more
Today, Ukrainian writer and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov was awarded the prestigious European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Currently serving a 20-year prison sentence in Siberia on trumped-up terrorism charges, … read more
06.12.2018PEN Ukraine announced winners of competition for translation of Oleg Sentsov’s book of stories into foreign languages
On the 6th of December the Executive Board of PEN Ukraine selected the third winner of the competition within the mini-grants joint program of PEN Ukraine Translation Fund Grants and the International Renaissance Foundation for translation of Oleg Sentsov’s book of stories into the German language. … read more
22.11.2018PEN Ukraine announces translators of Oleg Sentsov’s book of stories into English and Polish
On the 22nd of November the Executive Board of PEN Ukraine named the winners of the competition for translation of Oleg Sentsov’s book of stories into foreign languages within the mini-grants joint program of PEN Ukraine Translation Fund Grants and the International Renaissance Foundation. … read more
12.11.2018“We demand that democratic heads of state and government convince Vladimir Putin to free Oleg Sentsov”: An Open Letter
Well-known directors, writers, actors, public figures from all over the world signed an open letter to the heads of state who came to Paris on the centenary of the end of the First World War. … read more
19.10.2018Український ПЕН надасть три ґранти на переклад книжки оповідань Олега Сенцова іноземними мовами
Український ПЕН за підтримки Міжнародного фонду “Відродження” оголошує конкурс на переклад книжки оповідань Олега Сенцова трьома іноземними мовами – англійською, німецькою та польською.
Проект буде реалізований у рамках програми міні-ґрантів PEN Ukraine Translation Fund Grants, … read more
In 2015, Kyiv publishing house “Laurus” published a collection of stories by Ukrainian writer and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who is illegally sentenced by Russian court to 20 years in a colony of strict regime. … read more
Oleg Sentsov will end his hunger strike tomorrow, October 6, due to the threat of force feeding.
He announced it in the letter, which he passed through his lawyer Dmitry Dinze. … read more
European lawmakers have nominated Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov, who has been on hunger strike in a Russian prison for nearly four months, for this year’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. … read more