Journalist Vladyslav Yesypenko had his sentence mitigated

August 18, 2022

On Thursday, August 18, the so-called court of the occupied Crimea commuted the sentence of freelancer of Radio Liberty Vladislav Yosypenko. The man was sentenced to 5 years in prison in a penal colony and a fine of 110 thousand rubles. This was reported by the wife of the political prisoner.

We remind you that on March 10, 2021, in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation detained a citizen of Ukraine, Vladyslav Yosypenko, for collecting information in favor of the special services of Ukraine. The man was placed under arrest until May 11. The political prisoner was electrocuted for two days. Thus, they received the first confession. Later, his detention was repeatedly extended. On February 16, the so-called Simferopol District Court sentenced the man to 6 years in a penal colony and a fine of 110,000 rubles