Political Asylum as a Source of Problems and Paradoxes in the EU

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The prolonged migration crisis in Europe has led not only to social upheaval on the continent, but also to reforms in the migration law. The author analyzes the origins and foundations of political asylum as a major aspect of international law and its impact on the development of the migration crisis in Europe. The author uses a combination of a systemic, comparative and historical (historicalgenetic) methods. The aim of the study is to identify characteristic features and analyze the history of the development of the procedure for granting political asylum by European countries and the impact of the right to asylum on the entire migration policy of Europe. The study is interdisciplinary in nature at the intersection of the theory and history of international relations, law, sociology and political science.

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Ilya M. Ezhov

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

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Email: iliame@mail.ru

master student of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, specialty “International Relations”

117198, Moscow, Russia, Miklukho-Maklaya st., 6


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