Cadet of Russia’s FSB asks for political asylum in Ukraine

18:39, 28 March 2018

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.