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Estonia Grants Political Asylum to Blogger Who Criticised Russian Orthodox Church

posted 20 Oct 2012, 15:04 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 20 Oct 2012, 15:04 ]
19 October 2012 

Source: Open Information News Agency 

Blogger Maksim Efimov. Photo provided to OIA by Maksim Efimov. 

Maksim Efimov: "The president of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves shook me by the hand and said he was glad that his country had granted me temporary political asylum since they respect freedom of speech and freedom of expression in Estonia." [Read more]