Suspect in Chornovol beating granted asylum in Russia


Kyiv Post+ Chornovol Russia Aug. 06, 2014 21:02
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Tetyana Chornovol, a journalist and activist, was attacked in the morning on Dec. 25. The vehicle driven by her alleged attackers was found in a Kyiv suburb. One of the men suspected of beating her was granted asylum in Russia on Aug. 6.
Photo by Mustafa Nayem

The man who is suspected of beating journalist and EuroMaidan activist Tetyana Chornovol, who irritated overthrown President Viktor Yanukovych with her investigations, has been granted political asylum in Moscow on Aug. 6, according to reports in Russian media.

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