Ukrainian filmmaker, who opposed Crimea annexation, gets 20 years in prison

August 25, 2015 12:33 PM

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Ukrainian filmmaker, who opposed Crimea annexation, gets 20 years in prison

July 21: Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov looks on from a defendants' box as he attends a court hearing in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. (Reuters)

A Russian court has convicted a Ukrainian filmmaker of conspiracy to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison Tuesday raising international concerns about the fairness of the trial.

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