Today on the Ukrainian-Belarusian border at the checkpoint Novi yarylovychi asked for political asylum, a citizen of Russia. About it reports a press-service of the State border service.
He appealed to the border guards of the Chernihiv detachment, a statement on the refugee status in Ukraine due to the political persecution in Russia.
This Russian is a well-known writer and civil activist, who was involved in protest activities against the regime of Vladimir Putin, noted in the SBS. His case was transferred to the migration service.