Russian Deported After Hunger Strike Resurfaces In Arizona

Dec 20, 2019

A Russian immigrant who was deported after staging a monthlong hunger strike this summer at an Arizona detention center has resurfaced in the state and been arrested. 

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Authorities say Eugenii Glushchenko was shot by a Border Patrol agent during an arrest attempt on Nov. 14 near Lukeville.

They say the Russian man was shot after he grabbed the agent’s genitals during physical struggle. Glushchenko’s injuries weren't considered life-threatening.

The Russian man is charged with illegally re-entering the United States and assaulting a federal officer. He hasn't yet entered a plea.