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Russian and CoE Commissioners met with Ukrainian sailors in Lefortovo Prison

03 April 2019
Russian and CoE Commissioners met with Ukrainian sailors in Lefortovo Prison

On 3 April, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova and Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović visited Ukrainian sailors in Pretrial Detention Center No.2 (SIZO-2 Lefortovo).

When communicating with seafarers, the CE Commissioner asked them about the conditions of detention, health and medical care.

The sailors reported that they were fully provided with food and satisfied with the conditions of detention, every day they had the opportunity to go for a walk, there was everything they needed in the sells: a TV, a fridge, hot water, electric kettles, bathrooms, sleeping accommodation. They also receive food from relatives, have personal accounts to purchase additional food and personal supplies. In addition, the detainees have the opportunity to meet with lawyers and Ukrainian consuls and to correspond with relatives.

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