Thousands of people have taken to the streets of cities in Ukraine this week to protest the seven-year sentence imposed on activist Serhiy Sternenko by a court in Odessa on February 23. Officially, Sternenko was jailed for the 2015 kidnapping of a local politician. However, critics say he has been targeted for his pro-Ukrainian activism and anti-corruption stance. For many Ukrainians, his case reflects broader concerns about the alleged politicization of the country’s justice system and the continued influence of pro-Kremlin figures within Ukraine’s political establishment.
Sternenko has been in the public eye for several years and has often sparked controversy. He…
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