Opposition from Russia was denied political asylum in Ukraine and taken to the border

The Russian activist, member of opposition party “the Apple” Vladimir Yegorov said that the Ukrainian authorities refused to grant political asylum and return back to Russia.

He said this to Radio Liberty.

According to him, employees of SBU took him to the neutral zone on the border with Russia, as the authorities found no grounds to grant him asylum.

Egorov left Russia in mid-June after his house in the town of Toropets Tver region of Russia several times set on fire by unknown.

The man connects it with the opposition and anti-corruption activities.

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We will remind, the family of Russians walked out of the Russian Federation for refugee status in Ukraine. During the border control on the granting of refugee status has been asked 32-year-old man and his 33-year-old wife, both citizens of Russia.

The couple arrived from the neighboring country on foot with a small child. They said that, due to political persecution, forced to seek refugee status.

Harassment of the family began after the statements of the husband and its position in relation to the change of power in Russia, for which he was prosecuted, and is now undergoing further persecution.