Reporters Without Borders urge Lithuania grant asylum to Russian journalist

International non-governmental organization Reporters Without Borders has urged Lithuania to grant asylum to Russian journalist Andrey Nekrasov who was recently detained in Cyprus under a Moscow-issued arrest warrant.
Andrei Nekrasov
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