Russian police officers detain a protester during a rally in Moscow on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
Russian police officers detain a protester during a rally in Moscow on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
Ukraine war

EU says Russians fleeing Vladimir Putin’s Ukraine mobilisation order may claim asylum

  • A potential wave of Russians leaving to avoid the military call-up has become a matter of debate in the bloc
  • Applications would need to be considered on a case-by-case basis, and work is ongoing with member states to find a joint approach

Russian police officers detain a protester during a rally in Moscow on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
Russian police officers detain a protester during a rally in Moscow on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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