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Suspect in Chornovol beating granted asylum in Russia

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Aug. 6, 2014, 9:02 p.m. | Kyiv Post+ — by Kyiv Post+, Oleg Sukhov

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.
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Oleg Sukhov

Oleg Sukhov is a former Moscow Times editor and reporter and a graduate of Moscow State University. He also used to teach history and the theory of knowledge in English at the European Gymnasium in Moscow.

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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