Russian journalist asks Georgia for asylum

By | January 5th, 2020|Categories: Brief|Tags: , , , |

Yuri Izotov. (Svoboda.org) TBILISI, DFWatch--Russian dissident and investigative journalist Yuri Izotov has applied to Georgian authorities for asylum. According to the Ukrainian news website, ua.krynr.com, he said that fears persecution by Russia for his journalistic activities. “[Russian authorities] carried out investigative check for my posts on social networks where I revealed the data of [...]