Ministry of Justice instructed the prison service to prepare documents for solving the issue about the transfer of four prisoners to Ukraine, including Oleg Sentsov, for further serving their sentence on the homeland, RIA Novosti inform, citing the press-service of the Ministry.
At the same time the Ministry of Justice accents, that the final decision will be made by the federal courts of Russia.
On April 7th the Ministry of Justice received request about transfer Alexander Kolchenko, Gennady Afanasiev, Oleg Sentsov, Yurij Soloshenko for serving their sentence in Ukraine.
"On the basis of applications, which were received on March 10th, 2016 from Ukrainian side, on March 25th the Ministry of Justice of Russia sent letters with the instructions to the Federal Penitentiary Service to prepare the necessary documents for solving the issue about the transfer of mentioned prisoners, and to check the presence or absence of reasons that could prevent this transfer. The message about this issue was sent to the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on the same day”, – the press-service informed.