Lithuanian migration body cannot review Russian journalist asylum decision now

  • 2017-07-12
  • BNS/TBT Staff
 The Lithuanian Migration Department currently cannot review its decision not to grant asylum to Yevgeni Titov, a Russian journalist, its director said on Monday, July 10. "At this stage, no. We are awaiting the court's decision," Evelina Gudzinskaite told reporters when asked if the department might reverse its decision. The Migration Department turned down the asylum application of Titov, a former Novaya Gazeta journalist who came to Lithuania in 2016, and the Vilnius Regional Administrative Court later dismissed his appeal. The Rus...
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