One of the leaders of the New opposition nationalist Yuri Gorsky left Russia, in spite of his house arrest, had applied for political asylum in Lithuania.
Photo: Dmitry Stepanov.
According to him, it happened on 9 August, and now he has to wait for the decision of the authorities of the country within three months.
Gorsky said he will return to Russia from “exile” under the new government, and then it will be ready to fight for a seat in Parliament.
Recall that in Russia he was accused of extremism by part 1 of article 280, also made the list of Rosfinmonitoring, blocking all accounts.
However, the opposition leader has escaped from house arrest and through Belarus moved to Lithuania.
In Russia Gorsky was one of the organizers of “Russian March”, as well as a colleague Vyacheslav Maltsev (also emigrated from the country).