Ronald Airapetyan. Photo courtesy of Ronald Airapetyan

27 April 2022, 20:59

Stavropol activist Ronald Airapetyan granted asylum in the Netherlands

The Netherlands granted political asylum to Stavropol activist Ronald Airapetyan, who reported being persecuted for his opposition activities in Russia.

The “Caucasian Knot” has reported that Ronald Airapetyan, a member of the “Yabloko” Party, said that he left his native city of Kislovodsk for the Krasnodar Territory after an attack on him in September 2020. An attacker said that if Ronald Airapetyan would be killed if he “once again went to a picket against Putin.” In December 2021, Ronald Airapetyan reported that he left for the Netherlands because of a kidnapping and threats for his opposition activities.

Ronald Airapetyan has been granted political asylum in the Netherlands. The decision of the migration service is dated April 20, the activist himself told the “Caucasian Knot” correspondent. “The relevant documents were sent by the migration and naturalization service IND (Immigration and Naturalization Service),” Ronald Airapetyan reported.

Let us remind you that Ronald Airapetyan applied for political asylum at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on December 2, 2021.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on April 27, 2022 at 05:11 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Oleg Krasnov Source: CK correspondent

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