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In a photo provided by the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service, the imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov is examined at the hospital in Labytnangi, Yamalo-Nenets region, Russia. The European Parliament on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, awarded the prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to Sentsov, drawing renewed attention to political detainees in the far-flung prison system once known as the gulag. (Russian Federal Penitentiary Service via The New York Times) -- EDITORIAL USE ONLY --

In a photo provided by the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service, the imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov is examined at the hospital in Labytnangi, Yamalo-Nenets region, Russia. The European Parliament on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, awarded the prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to Sentsov, drawing renewed attention to political detainees in the far-flung prison system once known as the gulag. (Russian Federal Penitentiary Service via The New York Times) -- EDITORIAL USE ONLY --