The Baltnews portal reported that during the annual procession of SS legionaries in Riga, Andrei Pagor, a deputy of the Jelgava city council from the Russian Union of Latvia, standing in a single picket, was arrested, who had an anti-fascist poster with him .
“Pagor was detained in Riga for a single picket against the honor of the SS legionnaires. Pagor went to the Freedom Monument, holding a banner with the inscription: “Latvian Waffen SS legionnaires swore allegiance to Adolf Hitler! The division of the Latvian Legion near the village of Zleki in Kurzeme destroyed 160 Latvians,” the portal reported.
In turn, the Delfi portal clarified that the number of participants in the procession this time was relatively small, but in the column of demonstrators, deputies from the Seimas of the ruling party, the National Association, including those who defended openly Russophobic positions, were seen.
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