On July 26, 2018, the documentary film "The Trial: the State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov" was shown at the Ukrainian Cultural Center in the State of Israel.
The event was organized with the aim to attract the attention of the international community to Ukrainian political prisoners who are illegally detained by the Russian Federation and in violation of their human rights in the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea.
The Ambassador of Ukraine to the State of Israel Hennadii Nadolenko informed the attendees of the consequences of Russian aggression against Ukraine, and also spoke about the situation with Ukrainian political prisoners who are illegally detained in the Crimea and in the Russian Federation. A particular attention was paid to the case of the Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov.
The Embassy of Ukraine together with the NGO "Israeli Friends of Ukraine" launched a campaign to raise funds in support of Oleg Sentsov's family.
Immigrants from Ukraine to the State of Israel, representatives of local communities and diplomats of the Ukrainian Embassy in the State of Israel attended the event.