Panel of judges considered an appeal of Zhanara Akhmetova a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan

A citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zhanara Akhmetova appealed on the State Migration Service of Ukraine. She asked the court to rule as illegal and decline the State Migration Service of Ukraine decision on refusing to recognize her as a refugee or person, who needs an additional protection. Also, in the administrative claim was a request to compel the State Migration Service of Ukraine to recognize her as a refugee in Ukraine.

Third person – Central interregional directorate of the State Migration Service of Ukraine in Kyiv city and region.

The first instance court fully refused in upholding a claim.

Disagreeing with the decision of the court, Zhanara Akhmetova filed an appeal.

Judges` panel upheld the claim in part. The decision of State Migration Service of Ukraine on refusing to recognize her as a refugee was declined and the case was remanded for a new trial. Judges’ panel dismissed  the appeal in a part, where was a request to compel the State Migration Service of Ukraine to recognize Zhanara Akhmetova as a refugee in Ukraine.

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