Oleg Sentsov: I don’t want my children to live in a country of slaves
The you of today looks back at the you of yesterday, more sober, more shrewd, and in some ways even more cruel. More
2017 Literary Gala: Oleg Sentsov, PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award
Oleg Sentsov is but 1 of 44 Ukrainian prisoners who are incarcerated in Russia today ... He asks that, when you speak of him, you don’t forget the others. More
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Banned in the USA - Censorship
Of the 2,532 bans ➡️ 96% were enacted w/o following the best practice guidelines for book challenges outlined by the American Library Association @ALALibrary and the National Coalition Against Censorship @ncacensorship .