#FreeSentsov

09.09.2019Russia/Ukraine: Oleg Sentsov freed in prisoner swap

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

10.07.2019He is not forgotten: celebrating Oleg Sentsov’s birhday, his sixht in captivity

Polina Kovaleva

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

Mariia Semenchenko

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

10.05.2019П’ята річниця арешту Сенцова: у Києві пройдуть акції на підтримку режисера

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

12.12.2018Oleg Sentsov awarded the 2018 Sakharov Prize

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

06.10.2018New Translations of Oleg Sentsov’s Stories in German

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

05.10.2018Oleg Sentsov announced the end of his hunger strike

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

14.09.2018Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov Nominated For Sakharov Prize

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