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‘Don’t trust Putin’: Oleg Sentsov picks up EU’s top human rights prize

By DW
27 November 2019   |   10:09 am
A year after his release from a Russian prison, the filmmaker and activist has finally picked up his 2018 Sakharov Prize. At the ceremony, Sentsov warned Europe that Russia wants "to see Ukraine on its knees."

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