The court had changed a verdict to the Ukrainian activist Volodymyr Balukh
October 3, (http://krymsos.com/en/news/-sud--zminiv-virok-goloduyuchomu-ukrayinskomu-aktivistu-volodimiru-balukhu/) The "Supreme Court" of the occupied Crimea considered the appeal of Balukh's defense against the conviction of his "disorganization of the work of the IVS". Volodymyr Balukh refused to attend the court hearing through the video call. His defence’s request to deliver the detainee to the hearing was rejected, and the "court" decided to continue the hearing without the present "convict". As the result of the hearing, Balukh’s sentence was "decreased" – 4 years and 11 months instead of the previous 5 years.
"Vedzhie Kashka’s Case": the "judge" limited the period of familiarization with the materials of the "case".
October 4, (http://krymsos.com/en/news/-sprava-vedzhiye-kashka---suddya--perenis--sudove--zasidannya/) The judge of the so-called "Kyiv District Court" (Simferopol) adopted a request by Edem Semedliaev, a lawyer, about transferring a "court" session to get acquainted with the case file. The "prosecution" stated that "the lawyers are splitting a cause".
The ECHR linked the Sentsov’s complaint to the Ukraine vs. Russia about the annexation of Crimea.
October 4, (http://krymsos.com/en/news/yespl-povyazav-skargu-zi-spravoyu-ukrayini-v-rosiya-pro-aneksiyu-krimu/) The European Court of Human Rights has ordered the Government of the Russian Federation to submit a written opinion on the case of the convicted Ukrainian director Sentsov, in which it will be necessary to answer whether Sentsov fell under the Russian Federation’s jurisdiction. Also, Sentsov’s decision will be presented after (and in the context of) the prosecution in the case of Ukraine vs. Russia, which is being considered by the ECHR.
Ukrainian political prisoner Oleh Sentsov has stopped a hunger strike
October 5, (http://krymsos.com/en/news/ya-zmushenii-pripiniti-svoyu-golodovku-z-zavtrashnogo-dnya-sentsov-napisav-lista/) Oleh Sentsov announced about ending his hunger strike since October 6. He explained his decision to the fact that it is planned to use forced nutrition against him, which he will not be able to hinder. Despite the fact that in the Russian Federation (with no medical conclusions provided) they claim Oleh’s satisfactory condition, the hunger strike quitting is more dangerous than the hunger strike itself.
The "Hizb ut-Tahrir case" defendants Mustafayev and Smailov got their terms of detention extended by the "court"
October 5, (http://krymsos.com/en/news/figurantam--spravi-khizb-uttakhrir--mustafayevu-i-smailovu--sud--prodovzhiv-termin-utrimannya-pid-vartoyu/) The "Kyiv District Court" (Simferopol) at an open hearing decided to unite the case against Server Mustafayev and Eden Smailov. The "prosecution" opposed the Mustafayev’s and Smailov’s transfer to house arrest and insisted on extending their term of detention until December 9, 2018. The "charge" was requested by the "court".
The investigator refuses access to the video from the verdict materials on the fact of Vedzhie Kashka’s death
October 5, (http://krymsos.com/news/slidchii-vidmovlyaye-v-dostupi-do-videozapisiv-z-materialu-perevirki-za-faktom-smerti-vedzhiye-kashka-polozov/) Materials on the death of the veteran of the Crimean Tatar Movement, Vedzhie Kashka, is held in the Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Crimea. That was the investigator’s explanation of the refusal to provide video records to the lawyer, Nikolay Polozov. Polozov suggests that the request was dismissed because of the fact that the prosecution keeps something hidden on those videotapes.
"The chairman of the state council" of the occupied Crimea Konstantinov recognized problems with medicine in Armyansk
October 6, (http://krymsos.com/en/news/skorochennya-narodzhuvanosti-vidsutnist-medpersonalu-i-nestacha-reaktiviv-konstantinov-viznav-problemi-meditsini-vm-armyansk/) Konstantinov while his visiting the central city hospital of Armyansk, stated that the medical institution should be urgently rescued – recovery will be impossible, he claimed. The reason for such a statement remains unclear, given the fact of the ecological situation in the Armyansk after the ecological crisis at the Titan factory.