Oleg Senzow

Oleg Senzow, born in Simferopol in 1976, is a film director. With »Gamer« he released his first feature film in 2012. When the first civil protests on the Maidan began in Kiev in 2013, Senzow stopped filming and became an activist. A year later, he was arrested by the Russian secret service FSB and transferred to Moscow. He was released in September 2019 as part of a prisoner exchange.

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Talking about a revolution (Issue II/2020)

“I had nothing left to lose”

The Ukrainian director Oleg Senzow spent five years in Russian prisons because he fought against the annexation of the Crimea. Was it worth it?