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Family Bergfeld from Germany addressed to the consular Department of the Embassy of Russia in Latvia with a request for asylum in Russia. About the Agency RIA Novosti was told in the press service of the Embassy.
“The consular Department of the Embassy of Russia in Latvia have appealed to the citizens of Germany — the family of Bergfeld — with the possibility of granting asylum on the territory of the Russian Federation. The applicants were given appropriate explanations on the norms of Russian legislation applicable to this procedure”, — told the press service.
Earlier, the Storm edition of the Daily published an article that a former officer of the Bundeswehr Marcus Bergfeld and his wife Sonya asked Russia for political asylum for themselves and their children. According to Marcus, the home he and his family were subjected to harassment, his children, the authorities tried to withdraw from the family. The officer suggests that “the persecution and systematic destruction of the family” related to the fact that in 2011 he gained access to some information regarding a secret military facility that hosted us nuclear weapons.
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