MYKOLA KARPYUK

Ukrainian politician and public figure. Accused of involvement in the war in Chechnya, where he had never been before the investigation. He withstood savage torture (electric shocks, strangulation, inserting needles under fingernails). In remand prison, he distributed traditional Ukrainian embroidered shirts among Chechens who wore them as a mark of respect to him. He got the largest sentence of all the Kremlin’s Ukrainian hostages.
22.5 YEARS IN JAIL

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