MOSCOW — Ukrainian authorities say a Russian activist has requested political asylum in their country.

Ukraine's State Border Guard Service said in a statement on Sunday that a Russian citizen requested political asylum at a border crossing in western Ukraine, citing his activism in Russia. The agency described the man as a political activist who had protested against Kremlin policies.

Ukraine's Hromadske television late Sunday identified the man as Roman Roslovtsev who is better known for...


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