A fighter for equality and a descendant of the Kozaks: the story of the first Ukrainian political refugee in the United States

155 years ago, the first Ukrainian political refugee, human rights activist Agapiy Goncharenko arrived in the United States. This is stated in the video “Voices of America”. From his printing house in San Francisco, he sent literature forbidden there to the Russian Empire. It is believed that it was he ...

Russian went to prison for refugees

23-year-old Russian, an activist who spoke out against the aggression of Russia in Ukraine and Syria, Vladimir Ruf was in prison for refugees in the United States. Olga Tomchin, a human rights lawyer, writes about this on Facebook. She organized a fundraiser to get Ruff out of ...

In Germany, a refugee publicly stabbed 15-year-old girl

In German Kandela, an allegedly underage refugee from Afghanistan killed a former girlfriend. Politicians require checking the age of refugees and discuss the problems of expulsion of criminals, writes Deutsche Welle. The reason for the discussion was the murder of a 15-year-old girl named Mia with a knife, which happened a few days ago in ...

How to get political asylum in the United States

The unstable political situation and the widespread violation of human rights in the countries of the former CIS force people to seek political asylum in the United States. What does this status mean, who can apply for it and how to correctly organize the process, understood ForumDaily. Journalist is a dangerous profession ...

Brooklyn optician Maxim Greenberg is accused of fraud

Maksim Greenberg, a native of Ukraine and the owner of two optics stores in Brooklyn, is accused of obtaining loans. The money received from the fraudulent scheme, he spent on expensive restaurants, casinos and gifts for his mistress. The materials of the Brooklyn Prosecutor's Office said that Greenberg and his ...

The story of a gay and ex-employee of the Moscow City Hall about the path to obtaining refugee status in the United States

Alexander Smirnov, an openly gay and former employee of the Moscow mayor's office - about the persecution that followed his “coming out” in his homeland, about his meeting with his death and about a new life in America Alexander Smirnov, an employee of the Moscow mayor's office, 2013 ...

A Syrian involved in 9 / 11 still lives in the USA

Syrian Daud Cechase lives in his own pleasure in a suburb of northern New Jersey and does not worry that he will ever be deported from the United States, since in November last year he received an extension of refugee status for the third time, although he was directly connected with ...

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