Associates Navalny has applied for asylum in Ukraine

Соратники Навального попросили убежища в Украине

Two of the opposition at the border asked for protection.

During the passage of border control, two Russian oppositionists from the party Navalny has asked for political asylum. About it reports a press-service of state frontier service of Ukraine.

“Men arrived at the checkpoint and, upon presentation for control the passports of citizens of the Russian Federation, immediately expressed their intention to obtain protection on the territory of Ukraine in connection with their political persecution in Russia,” reports SBS.

During the filtration events held in conjunction with the SBU, it was found that the individuals belonged to the opposition bloc Alexei Navalny and for political activity are subject to prosecution.

The two men passed through the border and was sent to migration service.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that a Moscow court has arrested Navalny for 30 days.

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