Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov on Being a Political Prisoner in Russia   'They Try to Get Under Your Skin'

Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov spent five years as a political prisoner in Russia. In an interview, he speaks with DER SPIEGEL about the interrogation techniques used by the Russian secret service and the glass jar that gave him hope.
Director Oleg Sentsov

Director Oleg Sentsov

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Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov during his trial in Rostov-on-Don

Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov during his trial in Rostov-on-Don

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