Germany is ready to welcome deserters from the Russian army "
threatened with serious repression
", declared the German Minister of the Interior in an interview published this Thursday, September 22, the day after an announcement of the mobilization of Russian reservists to fight in Ukraine.
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Whoever courageously opposes Putin and thus puts himself in great danger can apply for political asylum in Germany
," said Nancy Faeser in this interview with the Sunday edition of the
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
newspaper , while the Minister of Justice Marco Buschmann said in a tweet that Russians fleeing their country were "