Elizabeth May Urges Government to Grant Russian Scientist Asylum

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Elizabeth May Urges Government to Grant Russian Scientist Asylum

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May calls on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to grant asylum to Russian scientist Elena Musikhina and her husband Mikhail Musikhin. The scientist will join May at the Ottawa news conference to discuss her case. Musikhina is a vocal critic of Vladimir Putin’s government. She says she and her husband face danger if their asylum bid is denied. The couple has lived in Canada since December 2015. (June 6, 2018) (no interpretation)