Hundreds of thousands of Russians have left their country, fleeing Putin’s mobilization. Some are leaving for other reasons. In conjunction with the German show Kontraste from the RBB network, DW spoke to a doctor, Maria Dmitrieva. She was loyal to the regime, having spent years working in clinics at the Russian defense and interior ministries, and for the secret service. But now she has decided to flee and apply for asylum in France.
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