Ukrainians are snapping up the autobiography of film director Oleg Sentsov, who was last week sentenced by Russia to 20 years in prison in a shock ruling that sparked global condemnation. All 2,000 copies of the book titled ‘Stories’ flew off the shelves the day after Russia announced the verdict, and an additional print run is in the pipeline. Russia last week convicted the 39-year-old Sentsov, who opposed the Crimean annexation, of terrorism charges. His countrymen are buying the collection of autobiographical stories in a poignant gesture of solidarity. Half the proceeds from the book, which costs 50 hryvnias ($2.3) per copy, will be used to help pay for Sentsov’s defence team and support his wife and two children. ‘We still don’t have time to process all the orders’, Igor Skryl, a sales manager at the only Ukrainian store that sells the book, told AFP. ‘People are writing and calling us non

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