Russian activists denied asylum in Sweden: 'We can’t go back'

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Alexey Knedlyakovsky and Lusine Djanyan say they fear being arrested and beaten if sent home

Two Russian opposition activists denied political asylum in Sweden say they fear being arrested and beaten up if they are forced to go home.

“You never know when something will happen,” say Alexey Knedlyakovsky and Lusine Djanyan, who fled their home city of Krasnodar in March 2017 after what they say was a campaign of persecution by the secret police. They flew to Sweden with their two-year-old son and claimed asylum.

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