FSB Border Institute cadet asks for sanctuary in Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

Sergei Udovichenko decided to go to Ukraine after the presidential election in Russia, - Ukraine's State Border Guard
11:06, 28 March 2018

State Border Guard Service of Ukraine

A cadet of FSB Border Institute in Russia asked for political asylum in Ukraine. According to Ukraine's State Border Guard, he is identified as Sergei Udovichenko, the ethnic Ukrainian who disapproves the current Russian government's policy towards Ukraine. 

'During the interrogation, we found out that he actually is the senior cadet of Golitsyn Border Institute of the FSB (Russian federal security service, - 112 International). It appeared that he is the ethnic Ukrainian who fluently speaks Ukrainian and condemns the incumbent Russian government and its policy. According to him, he participated in the opposition-gathered rallies. After the presidential election in Russia, he decided to leave to Ukraine - permanently', the authority said.   

Ukraine's State Border Guard added that currently, the government considers granting Udovichenko the status of a refugee.

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