"Political prisoner Balukh’s life in danger. We demand his release," - Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine demands the release of pro-Ukrainian activist Volodymyr Balukh as his health has deteriorated after he went on a hunger strike over 80 days ago.

Spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry Mariana Betsa twitted on June 8, Censor.NET reports.

"Political prisoner Volodymyr Balukh has been on a hunger strike in the occupied Crimea for more than 80 days now. His life is in danger. We demand him to be released," she wrote.

Political prisoner Balukh’s life in danger. We demand his release, - Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry 01

On Jan 16, 2018, the so-called "Razdolnensky district court of Crimea" sentenced Balukh to 3 years and 7 months in the penal colony settlement and a fine of 10,000 rubles.

Balukh went on a hunger strike on March 19 in protest against his charges which he believes were trumped-up.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n3070432